Grilled Tuna With Basil Pesto

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Ingredients

  • 2 (2-inch thick) tuna steaks (about 1 pound each)
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
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  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
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  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
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  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

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Method

How to make Grilled Tuna With Basil Pesto

Preheat grill to 400 degrees F.
Wash and pat dry the tuna steaks. Season with salt and pepper and brush both sides with olive oil. Place tuna on hot grill and sear each side for 2 minutes for rare. If you prefer well done, cook the tuna an additional 2 to 3 minutes per side. Remove from skillet and let it rest.
Into the bowl of a food processor, add the garlic, basil leaves, pine nuts, salt, and pepper. Pulse until finely Technique: Chop To cut large ingredients or dishes into smaller chunks using a sharp knife. You can chop using a serrated blade fitted inside your food processor. I know this Teach me, please chopped . With the blender still running, slowly pour 1/2 Measurement: Cup A cup is an American imperial measurement used to measure all your ingredients, from milk and water through to flour, fruit and vegetables. Search online for metric conversions. I know this Buy cups cup of olive oil. Check for a thick, yet smooth consistency, adding more oil if necessary. Transfer to a bowl and stir in 1/2 Measurement: Cup A cup is an American imperial measurement used to measure all your ingredients, from milk and water through to flour, fruit and vegetables. Search online for metric conversions. I know this Buy cups cup Parmesan.
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