Seared Tuna, Herb Salsa & Avocado (Lean)

Ahi tuna is a very lean fish and a popular addition to an aggressive fat loss diet. 

Avocado wedges boost energy and make this recipe extra special – nutrient-dense, versatile, and perfect for keto or blood sugar management. 

The tuna is swimming in omega 3, B3, B12, vitamin A, and selenium, while the avocado and greens boost vitamin B5, folate, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, copper, and potassium.  

Herb salsa rounds out the flavour profile to make your taste buds sing.

Macros 

One serve provides 460 calories, 50 g protein, 24 g fat, 6 g of net carbs and P:E = 1.7.

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 1

  • 200 g Ahi tuna
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced
  • 50 g rocket, arugula
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

HERB SALSA

  • 1 clove crushed garlic, 10 grams of each parsley, mint,  basil finely chopped, 1 tsp olive oil, lemon juice & zest of half a lemon, 1 tsp toasted pine nuts

Directions 

  • Mix herb salsa ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  • Season tuna with salt and pepper.
  • Heat a heavy pan and apply non-stick spray immediately before cooking.  
  • Sear for one minute per side (or to your liking).
  • Remove to rest for five minutes.  
  • Serve sliced tuna on a bed of rocket and avocado.
  • Drizzle with herb salsa.

Suitable for 

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