Tuna Salad with Basil Dressing Recipe

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Tuna Salad with Basil Dressing
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  1. In a large saucepan bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and boil for 3 minutes. Drain and immediately place asparagus in ice water. Drain and pat dry; set aside.
  2. Sprinkle tuna with salt and pepper. In a small skillet, cook tuna in oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes on each side for medium-rare or until slightly pink in the center.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the romaine, oranges, tomatoes and asparagus. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Divide romaine mixture between two serving plates. Slice tuna; arrange over salads. Serve with dressing. Yield: 2 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 633.04 Kcal (2650 kJ)
Calories from fat 439.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 48.88g 75%
Cholesterol 55.57mg 19%
Sodium 306.81mg 13%
Potassium 820.2mg 17%
Total Carbs 11.05g 4%
Sugars 6.66g 27%
Dietary Fiber 3.32g 13%
Protein 36.26g 73%
Vitamin C 23.5mg 39%
Vitamin A 3.4mg 113%
Iron 162.4mg 902%
Calcium 63.1mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 172.51 Kcal (722 kJ)
Calories from fat 119.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.32g 75%
Cholesterol 15.14mg 19%
Sodium 83.61mg 13%
Potassium 223.52mg 17%
Total Carbs 3.01g 4%
Sugars 1.81g 27%
Dietary Fiber 0.91g 13%
Protein 9.88g 73%
Vitamin C 6.4mg 39%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 113%
Iron 44.3mg 902%
Calcium 17.2mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.1
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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