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Grilled Tuna with Mediterranean Yogurt Sauce | Magnolia Days

Grilled Tuna with Mediterranean Yogurt Sauce

Keep your kitchen cool and fire up the grill to make Grilled Tuna with Mediterranean Yogurt Sauce. The creamy sauce is packed with healthy ingredients.
Course Seafood
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Renee

Ingredients

For the tuna:

  • 4 fresh tuna steaks about 1-inch thick
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning

For the Mediterranean yogurt sauce:

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped kalamata olives
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Greek seasoning

Instructions

For the tuna:

  1. Place tuna steaks on a plate or platter. Whisk together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, and Greek seasoning. Pour mixture over tuna and turn to coat both sides.
  2. Heat grill to medium-high (about 450°F).
  3. Grill tuna until desired doneness (about 2 minutes on each side for medium-rare).
  4. Serve with Mediterranean yogurt sauce.

For the sauce:

  1. Stir together all ingredients until combined.
  2. For maximum flavor, make sauce a day in advance and chill until serving.

Recipe Notes

Keep your kitchen cool and fire up the grill to make Grilled Tuna with Mediterranean Yogurt Sauce. The creamy sauce is packed with healthy ingredients.