Grilled Tuna With Basil Butter And Fresh Tomato Sauce
|Fresh basil leaves||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Butter||2 Tablespoon, softened|
|Fresh lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Garlic||1⁄4 Clove (1.25 gm), minced|
|Olive oil||2 Teaspoon|
|Finely chopped red onion||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), minced|
|Grape tomatoes/Cherry tomatoes||3 Cup (48 tbs), halved|
|Dry white wine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Balsamic vinegar||2 Tablespoon|
|Chopped fresh flat leaf parsley||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Tuna steaks||24 Ounce (4 Steaks, 6 Ounce Each, 1 Inch Thick)|
|Black pepper||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
1. Prepare grill or broiler.
2. To prepare basil butter, combine first 5 ingredients in a food processor,- process until smooth, scraping sides as needed.
3. To prepare sauce, heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and 2 garlic cloves, saute 3 minutes. Add tomatoes,- saute 2 minutes. Stir in wine, capers, vinegar, and sugar,- bring to a boil. Reduce heat,- simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in parsley.
4. To prepare tuna, sprinkle tuna with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. Place tuna on grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.