Seared Tuna with Sage

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Combine this great tasting light sauce with tuna in this easy-to-prepare addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating. It only takes 15 minutes—enjoy!

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 lb tuna, cut into 4 pieces
  • 2 medium cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 TBS finely grated or minced lemon rind
  • 1 + 2 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 2 TBS finely minced fresh sage
  • 1 TBS finely minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Press the garlic, grate or mince the lemon rind, prepare the lemon juice, and mince the herbs.
  2. Rub tuna with 1 TBS fresh lemon juice and season with salt and black pepper.
  3. Preheat a stainless steel 10-12 inch skillet over medium heat for about 2 minutes. Cook tuna on each side for about 1 1/2 minutes. This is our (Stovetop Searing) cooking method. Remove from pan, and place on a plate.
  4. Add rest of ingredients to pan in order given, and cook for about 1 minute. Pour over tuna and serve.

Serves 4

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