Tuna with Roasted Asparagus Salad

Tuna with Roasted Asparagus Salad

By the wlr team

For a quick and easy, low calorie dinner give this tuna & asparagus salad a try. With more than 3 of your 5 a day, it's sure to pack a punch!

  • Recipe makes: 4 servings
  • Prep time:
    10 mins
  • Cook time: 19 mins
  • Calories: 263
    per serving


  • 450g asparagus
  • 225g button mushrooms
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 200g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 560g tuna steak
  • 5g fresh basil
  • 1 lime


Preheat oven to Gas mark 5, 190°C, 375°F

  1. Clean the asparagus, trim any white ends and peel with a vegetable peeler if necessary. Shred the basil.
  2. Place the asparagus in a large roasting tin along with the garlic and pepper and drizzle over 2 tsp of olive oil.
  3. Roast in the oven for 5 minutes then add the tomatoes. Roast for a further 10 minutes or until the asparagus is just tender.
  4. Meanwhile, brush the tuna with the remaining oil and season with black pepper.
  5. Heat a non-stick griddle or frying pan on the hob. Once the pan is really hot, add the tuna and cook for 1-2 minutes either side or until cooked to your liking.
  6. Toss the roasted vegetables with the basil and spoon onto warm plates.
  7. Top with the tuna steaks and serve garnished with lime wedges.
Nutrition information per serving
Calories (kcal)263
Carbohydrate (g)6.2
Fat (g)7.4
Protein (g)43.8
Fibre (g)3.8
Alcohol (g)0.0
Fruit & Veg3.2

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