Seared Tuna with Avocado Salsa



  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • ½ cup vertically sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 avocados, peeled and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 6-ounce tuna steaks
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl.
  2. Combine soy sauce and brown sugar in a small bowl, stirring until brown sugar dissolves. Reserve 1 tablespoon soy sauce mixture. Heat a grill pan over high heat. Coat pan evenly with cooking spray. Add steaks to pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness, basting steaks frequently with soy mixture. Remove steaks from grill pan; drizzle with reserved 1 tablespoon soy mixture.
  3. Top tuna with avocado salsa.
  4. Serve over rice, pasta, or greens.


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