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Seared Tuna with Shaved Vegetable Salad

Seared Tuna with Shaved Vegetable Salad


Shaving raw root veggies into a side-dish salad is a fantastic approach. They’re ready in just a few minutes, their earthy flavors stay vibrant, and a simple vinaigrette tenderizes them while retaining some crunch.


Seared Tuna with Shaved Vegetable Salad

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By: Cooking Light
Posted in: Dinner
4 (serving size: 1 tuna steak and about 1 1/4 cups salad)


  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 teaspoon honey
  • 4 ounces baby gold beets, thinly shaved
  • 1 (4-oz.) fennel bulb, trimmed and thinly shaved
  • 4 ounces baby turnips, thinly shaved
  • 1 (6-oz.) Granny Smith apple, very thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 4 (6-oz.) tuna steaks
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon torn fennel fronds


Here are your Instructions:

  1. Combine 2 tablespoons oil, vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, mustard, and honey in a large bowl. Add beets, fennel, turnips, and apple; toss to coat. Sprinkle salad with sesame seeds.

  2. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a cast-iron skillet over high. Sprinkle tuna with pepper and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; place in hot pan. Cook 90 seconds on both sides (for rare) or until desired degree of doneness. Remove tuna from pan. Slice thinly, and serve with salad; top with fennel fronds.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 366
  • fat 15.6 g
  • satfat 2.4 g
  • monofat 11.2 g
  • polyfat 1.9 g
  • protein 43 g
  • carbohydrate 12 g

Nutrition Information

  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 66 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 636 mg
  • calcium 37 mg
  • sugars 8 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 1 g
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