Hot and Cold Tuna Salad With Fennel Vinaigrette

By ADW|2017-08-31T13:36:29-04:00Updated: August 31st, 2017|Diabetes Recipes, Salads, Seafood|0 Comments

If desired, fish can be broiled rather than grilled for the same amount of time.

Fennel Vinaigrette Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 to 1/3 Equal® Spoonful™
  • 3 tablespoons Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon crushed fennel seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Fennel Vinaigrette Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in covered jar; shake to blend thoroughly. Set aside.

Tuna Salad Ingredients

  • 4 cups Boston leaf lettuce, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups radicchio, torn into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups curly endive
  • 1 cup enoki or common mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup sliced red pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions and tops
  • 1 1/2 pounds tuna, halibut or swordfish steaks
  • Fennel Vinaigrette

Tuna Salad Directions

  1. Combine greens, mushrooms, tomatoes, pepper wedges and onions in salad bowl.
  2. Grill fish over medium-hot coals until fish is tender and flakes with a fork, about 10 minutes. Remove skin and any bones from fish and discard. Break fish into large chunks.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and toss; add fish and toss gently.
  4. Serve in bowls or on large plates.

Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 6 Servings
Calories: 250
Saturated Fat: 2g
Protein: 23g
Cholesterol: 34g
Carbohydrates: 10g
Fiber: 2g
Total Fat: 14g
Sodium: 142mg

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.

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