Pan-Seared Tuna Steaks with Oregano Pesto
Total Time 45 minutes
Prep Time 20 minutes
6 (5-oz) tuna steaks
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
5 Tbsp olive oil, divided
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 (0.5-oz) pkg fresh oregano
¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
3 Tbsp sliced almonds, toasted
3 Tbsp drained capers
1 lemon, cut into wedges
Sprinkle both sides of fish with salt and pepper. Cook in 2 Tbsp hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes per side or to desired doneness. Remove from skillet.
Add 3 Tbsp oil and garlic to skillet; cook 1 minute or until fragrant. Remove from heat.
Strip oregano leaves from stems. Process oregano leaves, garlic oil, cheese, and nuts and in a food processor until smooth.
Spoon oregano pesto over fish; sprinkle with capers. Serve with lemon wedges.