I have loved tuna salad of all shapes and sizes since forever, but in the summer this is my all-time fave. Tuna tossed with fresh local tomatoes, fresh herbs, a handful of capers and the olive oil from the tuna jar – that’s all you need to make a tuna salad that is summertime delicious. Ready for some easy, perfect tuna salad, hold the mayo? Let’s make it!
So what is tuna poke, you ask? Poke (which is pronounced poke-ay…rhymes with okay!) is a traditional Hawaiian dish made of chopped seafood (more on that later) that is marinated in some kind of salty/spicy mixture, usually with soy sauce, and served with rice and some kind of garnish. It can be made with all kinds of seafood, but the traditional version is made with tuna, so since this is my first go-round with poke, I went with tuna, and I was all kinds of happy with my new favorite seafood supper.
Ready to make some more-than-okay tuna poke? Let’s make it!
This is the point in time during the year when I am all about searing my seafood (just a few days ago I posted about seared scallops) because now that it’s getting warmer, bathing suit season is looming. And there’s nothing better for keeping your waistline in order like having delicious, nutritious seafood a few times a week. This spicy seared tuna is a particular favorite, because the spiciness comes via the easy sauce, which you can drizzle on liberally if you like things extra spicy (the Southern husband) or sparingly if you are spiciness wimp (me).
Ready to sear up some scrumptious tuna? Let’s make it!
Okay, so this is definitely NOT your grandmother’s tuna casserole. Yes, there is tuna, and yes, there are noodles. But there are also artichoke hearts and there is also feta cheese, and there is absolutely no cream-of-anything soup. It’s light and flavorful with the perfect mixture of cheese and artichoke and just the right amount of pasta. I’m calling it a Mediterranean version because of the feta and artichokes, but you can also call it scrumptious…let’s make it!
Here’s the thing with this recipe for pan-seared tuna steaks with tomato spinach sauce. It’s one of those times where the finished dish is so scrumptious, but no matter how many times I took its picture while I was writing and testing the recipe, it just didn’t take a pretty picture. And so welcome to the age-old food blogger conundrum: you want to share this deliciousness, BUT THE PICTURE IS MAKING YOU CRAZY.
And so after agonizing for a while, I decided you guys needed the deliciousness, and that you would forgive me on the less than photogenic-ness. If you want to see some prettier recipes, please click here and here and here. In the meantime, let’s make it!
I am literally obsessed with this recipe for cauliflower tuna salad. OBSESSED. Because not only is it scrumptiously delicious, and not only is it a complete and total shake-up of regular old tuna salad, it is also pretty dang healthy. Especially if you don’t load it up with bacon to the extent that I did when I took this picture, because while Everything Is Better With Bacon, this recipe is also fabulous without it (and more on that later).
So here’s one of the reasons for my obsession…let’s make it!