Now that it’s warming up, one of our favourite quick dinner ideas is whipping up a salad, but not just any salad. It has to fill us up and be quite hearty, and this seared tuna Caesar salad recipe fits that bill. It also makes a great lunch.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
20cm sourdough bread stick, sliced diagonally into 12 slices
1 1/4 cups shredded parmesan cheese
400g piece fresh tuna, cut into 1 cm thick slices
Olive oil spray
2 baby cos lettuces, rinsed and leaves separated
2 bunches asparagus, blanched and cooled
6 eggs, poached
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
⅓ cup ZOOSH Great Caesar Dressing
1. Place the bread in a single layer on a baking paper lined tray and sprinkle liberally with parmesan cheese. Bake in a hot oven at 200°C for 10-12 minutes or until golden and crisp.
2. Spray the tuna with oil and cook in a hot frypan or on a BBQ plate until just cooked.
3. Arrange the lettuce on individual serving plates. Top with toasted bread, tuna and asparagus. Finish with a poached egg, pepper and a drizzle of dressing. Serve immediately.
What’s your favourite hearty salad recipe?