Filed Under: main-dish, sear, spanishportuguese, Under 20 Mins, Vegetables

Tuna Rounds With Tomatillo Guacamole

This is a light and delicious meal that takes almost no time to prepare. If you can't find tomatillos, any other type of tomato will work

April 8th, 2012

Recipes by Georgeanne Brennan

Servings
6
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 pound Ahi tuna loin, about 1- and 2-inches wide
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tomatillos
  • 2 avocados
  • 2 teaspoons minced shallot
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
Directions
  1. Bring tuna to room temperature. Season with salt and pepper. In a pan, heat oil over high heat until smoking. Add tuna and sear on all sides until browned, about 6 minutes. Remove from pan and let rest.

  2. For guacamole, rinse, husk and finely chop tomatillos. Peel, pit and mash avocados and stir in tomatillos and shallots. Season with salt, pepper and lime juice.

  3. Slice tuna to desired thickness, top with a spoonful of guacamole, and serve.

Tuna Rounds With Tomatillo Guacamole
Photography by Dan Goldberg & Ben Dearnley

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