Grilled Tuna with Olive Tapenade

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 16 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1/2 cup chopped, pitted kalamata olives

1/2 cup chopped green olives with pimientos

1 tablespoon chopped sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil

1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme

1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon capers

1 teaspoon lemon juice


4 (6 to 8-ounce) 1-inch thick tuna fillets

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the olives, tomatoes, thyme, oregano, oil, capers, and lemon juice.
  2. Spray a grill rack with nonstick, nonflammable cooking spray. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Sprinkle the fish with salt and pepper. Grill the tuna until desired degree of doneness, about 3 minutes per side. Serve the tapenade over the grilled fish.