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tuna steak salad

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Lynnie Denton
Dublin, OH

I love beautiful, colorful salads with a healthy dose of protein to make a perfect meal. This is one of my favorites. The salad has a just-cooked tuna steak plopped on top. I like my tuna steaks medium-rare, but you can cook yours as much or as little as you wish. I place the tuna onto the salad shortly after cooking to allow the juices from the warm tuna to flow down into the veggie mixture. Double or triple the recipe for your family and serve it up with a warm, toasty baguette to make it a meal.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

This salad is better than anything you'll find at a restaurant. It's ridiculously good. We grilled the tuna steak for about 5 minutes per side. We loved the flavor and texture the bell pepper gives the salad. The avocado blended with the tuna is a fantastic combination. Fresh Parmesan sprinkled on top adds saltiness and is the perfect last touch. This salad is hearty enough for a delicious meal and comes together in under 20 minutes.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1
serves 1
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Broil

Ingredients For tuna steak salad

  • 1 1/2 c
    mix of iceberg and romaine lettuce, torn or chopped
  • 1/2 md
    yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 md
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2
    avocado, diced
  • 1/4 to 1/3 c
    thin-sliced red onion
  • 1
    thawed whole tuna steak, broiled or grilled
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    grated or shredded Parmesan cheese

How To Make tuna steak salad

  • Adding all the ingredients, except tuna and Parmesan, to a plate.
    Combine first 5 ingredients onto a large salad plate.
  • Freshly grilled tuna steak.
    Cook the tuna steak using your desired cooking method and to desired doneness, seasoning with salt & pepper (or preferred herbs & spices) to taste. Let cool slightly, or completely, if you wish.
  • Topping the salad with freshly sliced tuna.
    Place the sliced tuna steak on top of salad.
  • Sprinkling Parmesan onto the salad.
    Sprinkle salad with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately with salad dressing of your choice. Enjoy!