TUNA STEAKS IN A TOMATO
BASIL BUTTER SAUCE.
6- 7 ounce tuna steaks
Sea salt and black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons sweet butter
3 medium tomatoes, seeded, peeled, finely chopped
dash of granulated sugar
1/4 cup sweet butter at room temperature
1 garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped basil
Salt and black pepper-to taste
Rinse the tuna steaks and pat dry with paper towel. Salt and pepper the steaks and brush with some olive oil. Grill for a few minutes on each side until medium rare. Spoon suace over and serve with freshly steamed broccoli or asparagus.
Tomato-Basil Butter Sauce.
Melt the 2 tablespoons butter in a small pan. Add the tomatoes and sugar and stir until mixture thickens. Add in the 1/4 cup of butter and garlic. Stir until a sauce like consistency develops. Stir in the basil and salt and pepper.