Sesame Tuna & Mango Salad

Tuna is an excellent source of both muscle-building protein and inflammation-fighting omega-3 fats.
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Sesame Tuna & Mango Salad

Sesame Tuna & Mango Salad

Magnificent Mango 

Containing a unique antioxidant called mangiferin, this ultra-sweet tropical fruit has been shown to inhibit colon-tumor genesis in rats. It has also been found to be helpful in the prevention of Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases as it can protect neuroblastoma cells.

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  • 2Servings

Ingredients

DRESSING

  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos or reduced-sodium tamari
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • ¼ tsp toasted sesame oil
  • Pinch ground black pepper

SALAD

  • 3 cups butter lettuce, torn into pieces
  • 1 mango, peeled and cubed
  • 10 grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups sliced cucumber
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and cubed
  • 1 green onion, sliced thinly

TUNA

  • 1 tbsp each black and white sesame seeds
  • 1½ tsp garlic powder
  • 2 4- to 5-oz sashimi-grade ahi tuna steaks
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil

Preparation

1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, place all dressing ingredients. Shake until combined. In a bowl, toss salad ingredients together. Set both aside.

2. On a plate, combine sesame seeds and garlic powder. Press both sides of each tuna steak into the mixture. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet on medium-high. Sear tuna to desired doneness, turning once, 2 to 3 minutes total for rare or 3 to 4 minutes total for medium-rare.

3. Divide salad among plates; drizzle lightly with dressing. Slice tuna, arrange over salad and drizzle with additional dressing. (Tip: If using our Meal Plan, store components separately in the fridge. Dress right before eating.)

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: ½ of recipe
  • Calories: 638
  • Carbohydrate Content: 54 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 50 mg
  • Fat Content: 33 g
  • Fiber Content: 14 g
  • Protein Content: 41 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 5 g
  • Sodium Content: 428 mg
  • Sugar Content: 31 g