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Quick Tuna and Tomato Salad Recipe with Olives

Tuna and tomato salad with olives

Published: August 20, 2019 at 4:01 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Marinated tomatoes and Kalamata olives add real colour and flavour to this vibrant Mediterranean-style tuna salad

  • Gluten free
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal250
fat8.6g
saturates1.4g
carbs5.3g
sugars4.7g
fibre2.6g
protein36.4g
salt1.7g
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Make this easy tuna and tomato salad, then check out our classic tomato salad, tomato soup, tomato pasta and more tomato recipes.

Looking for more delicious tuna recipes? Try our classic niçoise salad, tuna wraps and tuna pasta salad

Ingredients

  • 200g ripe tomatoes on the vine
  • sea salt flakes
  • 12 kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • ½ red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for the tuna
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 tuna steaks
  • a handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • to serve (optional) crusty bread

Method

  • STEP 1
    Slice the tomatoes, lay on two plates and sprinkle with sea salt flakes. Mix the olives, capers, red onion, olive oil and vinegar, and season. Spoon on top of the tomatoes and leave for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Brush the tuna steaks with oil and some seasoning, then leave for 5 minutes to come to room temperature.
  • STEP 3
    Heat a heavy frying pan or griddle until hot, then sear the tuna steaks for 1-2 minutes on each side depending on the thickness, then rest for 2 minutes. Serve on top of the tomato salad with the parsley sprinkled over, and crusty bread, if you like.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

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