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Sweet Pepper Ahi Tuna Salad


1 8 ounce piece Ahi tuna filet
1/2 tablespoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon fresh, cracked black pepper
1 sweet red pepper, whole
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
4 cups mixed baby greens
4 pieces blanched asparagus
2 hard cooked eggs, peeled & sliced
1 tablespoon capers
2 tablespoons red onion, chopped


Combine salt and pepper, place on a plate and dredge tuna filet until coated. Place filet on oven
rack 2″ underneath broiler and cook 1 1/2 minutes per side. Remove and chill.

Underneath the
same broiler, cut the red pepper in half and place under the boiler skin-side up. Blister until black,
approx one to 1 1/2 minutes. Put pepper in airtight container for 2 minutes. After 2 minutes, remove
pepper from container and peel charred skin from pepper. Remove ribs and seeds and place in
food processor with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and capers. Puree.

Place field greens in a salad
bowl, slice tuna horizontally into 1/4″ slices and place on top field greens. Garnish with asparagus
and peeled, sliced eggs. Pour dressing over tuna, garnish with chopped red onions. Serves 2.

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