Grilled Tuna Niçoise

Grilled Tuna NiçoiseRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner
Cherry tomatoes are plentiful right now, so use a variety of them--red, yellow pear-shaped, or orange--in this classic salad.


4 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 299
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 8.6 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 4.8 g
Polyfat 1.8 g
Protein 19.8 g
Carbohydrate 37.2 g
Fiber 6.9 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Iron 4.7 mg
Sodium 458 mg
Calcium 104 mg


4 cups cubed red potato (about 1 1/4 pounds)
1/2 pound green beans, trimmed
1 (8-ounce) tuna steak (about 3/4 inch thick)
Cooking spray
1/2 cup vertically sliced red onion
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
8 cups gourmet salad greens
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup niçoise olives


Cook the potato in boiling water for 6 minutes or until tender; remove with a slotted spoon. Add green beans to boiling water, and cook 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.

Prepare grill or broiler.

Place the fish on a grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook for 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Cut the fish into 1-inch chunks.

Combine potato, fish, onion, parsley, and tarragon in a large bowl. Combine the broth and next 5 ingredients (broth through pepper); stir well with a whisk. Pour 1/2 cup broth mixture over potato mixture, and toss well.

Divide beans, greens, and tomatoes evenly among 4 plates. Top each serving with 1 1/2 cups potato mixture and 1 tablespoon olives. Drizzle 1 tablespoon of remaining broth mixture over each serving.