recipe comes from Alfredo, who has his own website
which features some really wonderful Italian recipes.
A visit to his website is well worth it if Italian
recipes are what you are after. All well laid out
and easy to read.
of fresh herbs (eg chervil, chives, tarragon
3 tomatoes, peeled, cored, seeded, chopped
1/2 C extra virgin olive oil
1 lb. fresh tuna steak, 3" thick
3 Tblsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 Tblsp extra virgin olive oil
Prepare the sauce: Combine tomatoes, oil, lemon juice
and garlic in a bowl. Stir to blend. Season
with salt to taste. Set aside for 1 to 2 hours
to allow the flavors to blend. Just before cooking
the tuna, add the herbs and stir to blend. Preheat
an outdoor grill or a broiler (in which case,
heat a dry cast iron skillet over high heat).
Brush the tuna with the oil and cook for just
1 minute on each side. The tuna will be very
rosy and rare on the inside and charred on the
outside. Remove the tuna to a large preheated
platter and top with half of the sauce. Cut
tuna into thick strips and serve with additional