Shaved Tuna Lettuce Cups with Macha Vinaigrette - Clean Eating Magazine

Shaved Tuna Lettuce Cups with Macha Vinaigrette

Angelo Sosa's tangy tuna lettuce cups use green tea leaves to pack in antioxidants, and though they skimp on calories (only 40 each!) they're definitely full flavor.
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Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 oz fresh tuna, shaved
  • 8 Boston lettuce leaves
  • 8 coriander leaves

MACHA VINAIGRETTE

  • 1 oz green tea leaves
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp coconut water
  • 2 tsp shallots, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Prepare Macha Vinaigrette: In a small saucepan, bring 1/2 cup water to a boil on medium-high. Add tea leaves and steep for 1 minute. Using a fine mesh sieve, strain tea leaves and add salt, honey, coconut water, shallots and oil. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine tuna with macha vinaigrette. Distribute 1/2 oz tuna among each lettuce leaf. Garnish each lettuce cup with coriander.

Nutrients per tuna lettuce cup: Calories: 40, Total Fat: 3 g, Sat. Fat: 2 g, Monounsaturated Fat: 1.5 g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5 g, Omega-3s: 180 mg, Omega-6s: 160 mg, Carbs: 1 g, Fiber: 0 g, Sugars: 1 g, Protein: 3.5 g, Sodium: 68 mg, Cholesterol: 5 mg