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Chimichurri Sauce Baked Tuna Steaks

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Ingredients
  Parsley leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Juice of lemon 2
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), chop
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tuna steak 2 (Ahi tuna)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Clean the parsley, and removed leaves from stems.
2. Chop garlic cloves and cut the lemons in half and discard the seeds, set aside.
3. In a food processor, blend parsley, olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic.
4. Transfer chimichurri sauce in a small bowl, season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes.
5. Refrigerate for 2 hours before cooking.
6. Preheat oven to bake at 350 degree.

MAKING
7. Rinse tuna steaks and place in a Pyrex baking dish.
8. Pour 1/2 cup of chimichurri over tuna steaks.
9. Bake in preheated oven for 25-30 minutes.

SERVING
10. Serve the tuna steak along with little of the chimichurri Sauce.

Things You Will Need
Oven
Food processor

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Tuna Steak
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
140 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
170 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 392 Calories from Fat 289

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g48%

Saturated Fat 3 g15.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 286.2 mg11.9%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.95 g3.8%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 21 g41.5%

Vitamin A 62.8% Vitamin C 58%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 11.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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