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                Fresh Tuna, Black Olive and Red Pepper Salad
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Salads
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    Tuna steaks -- 5 to 6 oz each
    6      tablespoons   Olive oil
                         Salt and pepper to taste
    2                    Red bell peppers; roasted -- peeled and seeded -O
    1                    (8 oz) jar red peppers -- cut
      1/4                inch strips
    3                    Stalk celery -- cut into 1/4
                         batons
   12      large         Black olives; pitted -- halved
                         sliced
    1      small         Bunch basil -- cut into fine
                         strips
    2      tablespoons   Lemon juice
    1      tablespoon    Fresh oregano -- chopped (opt)
    1      small         Head red leaf lettuce -- leaves separated, wa
                         dried
 
 Rub the tuna with 1 tablespoon of the oil and season with salt and pepper.
 Grill over hot coals for 8 to 10 minutes, turning once, or broil under a hot
broiler for about the same length of time. Allow the tuna to cool, then break
into 1-1/2 inch chunks using two forks. In a bowl, combine the tuna, peppers,
celery, olives and basil.
 Mix the remaining olive oil with the lemon juice, oregano and salt and pepper to
taste, pour over the tuna mixture and toss gently.  Serve the salad on the
lettuce.
 
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