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Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke Photo by: Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Seared Tuna Sandwich with Balsamic Onions

Cooking Light JULY 2002

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 cups vertically sliced onion
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) tuna steaks (about1/2 inch thick)
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 (2-ounce) whole wheat hamburger buns
  • 4 curly leaf lettuce leaves
  • 4 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato

Preparation

Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 5 minutes. Stir in vinegar and thyme; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

While onion cooks, combine flour, salt, garlic powder, and pepper in a shallow dish. Dredge fish in flour mixture. Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add fish; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Spread 1 teaspoon mustard over top half of each bun. Layer 1 lettuce leaf, 1 fish steak, 1 tomato slice, and 1/4 cup onion mixture on bottom half of each bun. Top with top halves of buns.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 402
  • Calories from fat: 17%
  • Fat: 7.8g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 46.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 35.5g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Cholesterol: 82mg
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Sodium: 701mg
  • Calcium: 158mg
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