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Vidalia Onion and Tomato Salad with Grilled Tuna

Vidalia Onion and Tomato Salad with Grilled Tuna

230 Ratings
230 Ratings
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Vidalia Onion and Tomato Salad with Grilled Tuna
Makes: 4 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Sweet Vidalia onions come into season in mid-April. Pair them with tomatoes for this light summer salad that's topped with grilled ahi tuna. Perfect for a backyard luncheon.

Ingredients

For the Salad:
  • 1/2 pound ahi (yellowfin) tuna steak (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 large head lettuce (Boston, Romaine or Bibb) (washed, dried, and torn into bite-sized pieces)
  • 1/2 Vidalia onion, thinly sliced
For the Dressing:
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice, fresh or bottled
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon marjoram

Directions

  1. Heat grill.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl.
  3. Cut tuna into 1" chunks and skewer and place on two-three 3" skewers; brush lightly with olive oil. Season lightly with salt and pepper.
  4. Grill skewered tuna until fish is opaque and flakes with a fork (145 °F); remove from grill.
  5. In a large bowl, toss dressing with all vegetable ingredients. To serve, divide salad on four individual plates; top with tuna.

Notes

Serving Suggestions: Serve with an 8 oz. glass of non-fat milk and a slice of whole-grain bread.

Source:

Produce For Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 portion of Vidalia Onion and Tomato Salad with Grilled Tuna
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 160
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 40 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 933 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 160
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 21 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 103 mg
Cholesterol 20 mg
Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 16 g
Minerals
Calcium 40 mg
Potassium 933 mg
Sodium 260 mg
Copper 309 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 68 mg
Phosphorus 181 mg
Selenium 22 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 470 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.7 mg
Vitamin B12 0.3 mcg
Vitamin C 21 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 339 mcg
Folate 215 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.4 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 63 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 3/4 cups
Protein Foods 2 ounces
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