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Grilled Tuna Tacos

No recipe image available.Tuna steaks go well in any setting, but when combined with black beans, avocado and jalapeño they become savory Southwestern delicacies wrapped up in warm corn tortillas.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tomato, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
1 lime, juiced
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 1/2 pounds (1 1/2-inch) thick tuna steaks
1 (14.5-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
8 fresh corn tortillas, warmed
1 avocado, diced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat grill.
  2. In a bowl combine tomato, onion, jalapeño, lime and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Brush tuna with oil. Grill fish about 5 minutes per side until fish flakes easily with a fork or until fish reaches desired doneness. Remove from grill and set aside.
  4. Heat beans in a saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Meanwhile, wrap tortillas in a paper towel and microwave for 30 seconds, or place on grill 15 seconds per side.
  6. Cut tuna into 1-inch chunks.
  7. In a bowl combine tuna with tomato mixture and avocado sprinkled with any remaining lime juice. Layer each warm tortilla with 1/4 cup black beans and a portion of tuna salad.

Makes 8 tacos.