Sunny heRBs chives flavoured tuna steak with Sunny heRBs mint pesto

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Sunny heRBs chives flavoured tuna steak with Sunny heRBs mint pesto.

A delicate and fresh second course which combines the tastes of the sea and the freshness of the Sunny heRBs mint.
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Servings 2


  • 600 gr freshtuna steaks

To prepare themarinade:

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Sunny heRBs chive
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 garlic glove
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To prepare the mint pesto

  • 30 gr Sunny heRBs mint leaves
  • 20 gr pine nuts
  • 100 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Start from the mint pesto: put in a blender the washed Sunny heRBs mint leaves, the pine nuts and the extra virgin olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste and blend till smooth.
  • Prepare now the marinade by starting to wash, dry and chop up the Sunny heRBs chives.
  • In a large bowl pour the juice of half a lemon,the extra virgin olive oil, the chopped garlic and the Sunny heRBs chives.
  • Arrange the tuna steaks in the bowl and rub the marinade in on both sides, in order to flavour the steaks properly.
  • Add pepper to taste.
  • Marinate for ca. 30 minutes.
  • Heat up a pan and arrange the marinated tuna stakes in it. Cook one minute on each side.
  • Once ready, slice the tuna steaks in slices of ca. 2cm.
  • Arrange the slices on a dish and add some coarse salt.
  • Serve the Sunny heRBs mint pesto in a separate small bowl.
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