Tuna With Olives

Tuna With Olives

Course Entree
Keyword tuna
Prep Time 8 hours
Servings 6 servings
Calories 180kcal


  • 9 oz yellowfin tuna 2 tuna steaks (avoid bluefin tuna)
  • 5 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp thyme 4 fresh sprigs
  • 1 tsp bay leaf 1 leaf
  • 2 tbsp 100% whole wheat flour
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • ½ cup pimiento olives sliced



  • Start this dish the night before.


  • Remove skin from the steaks and cut in half along the grain of the fish.
  • Cut each half into 1/2" thick slices against the grain.
  • Combine 3 tbsp of oil and the vinegar in a nonmetallic dish.
  • Add the thyme leaves along with bay leaf.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add the tuna, cover, and let marinate overnight.


  • Remove fish from marinade, reserving the marinade.
  • Add flour to a bag and then add the fish and toss to coat.
  • Add the remaining 2 tbsp of oil to a pan and heat.
  • Add the onion and garlic and cook until softened and golden brown.
  • Add the tuna strips and cook 2-5 minutes.
  • Add the reserved marinade and olives to the pan and cook 1-2 minutes.
  • Keep stirring until fish is tender.


Nutrition Facts
Tuna With Olives
Amount Per Serving (95 g)
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 1.5g9%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 240mg10%
Potassium 223mg6%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 11g22%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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