Tuna with Tomato-Caper Sauce

This delicious Mediterranean inspired tomato sauce keeps the tuna moist and succulent.


6 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1 1/2 cups onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 pound plum tomatoes, chopped

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained

pin ch of red pepper flakes

1 cup fresh basil, coarsely chopped

4 (6-ounce) tuna steaks, 1-inch thick

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In a large skillet heat 3 tablespoons olive oil. Add onion and sauté for about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and continue cooking another 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, lemon juice, honey, capers and pepper flakes. Simmer 10 minutes over low heat. Stir in basil.
In another large skillet heat remaining 3 tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle tuna with salt and pepper. Add to hot pan and cook 3 minutes. Turn steaks over and cook another 3 minutes. Spoon tomato-caper sauce over fish. Cover and simmer about 5 minutes or until tuna is just cooked through. Do not overcook.
Serves: 4