90 Second Pan Seared Tuna with Puttanesca Sauce

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Aug. 24, 2013

Puttanesca sauce is a great topping for many dishes and is something easily stored in the fridge. See how you can make puttanesca sauce and really liven up this pan seared tuna meal.


For puttanesca sauce
Onion 1 , chopped
Garlic clove 6 , mince
Crushed red pepper flakes 1/8 Teaspoon (Optional)
Canned capers 35 Ounce , drained
Kalamata olives 6 Ounce , roughly chopped
Anchovies 6 (1 tablespoon anchovy paste)
Canned diced tomato 56 Ounce
Salt and pepper To Taste
For pan seared tuna
Tuna steaks 6 (4
Olive oil 1 Teaspoon (as needed)



For Sauce:

1. In a large Dutch oven saute onion in olive oil over medium heat until softened.

2. Add garlic, red pepper, salt, black pepper, capers, olives, anchovies and tomatoes. Stir well and simmer for about 30 minutes.

For Pan Seared Tuna:

3. Season tuna steaks with olive oil and salt and pepper on both sides.

4. In a hot skillet, pan sear the tuna on both sides until done to your liking.


5. Serve hot with sauce on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 500Calories from Fat 189

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 5638 mg234.92%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 53 g106%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet