Tuna Skewers with Cilantro and Pistachio Pesto

  • Preparation 30 MIN
    Cooking 4 MIN
    Marinating 2 H
  • Servings 4






  1. In a food processor, finely chop the cilantro, garlic, pistachios, Parmesan, and lime zest. Add the lime juice. Slowly drizzle in the oil. Season with salt and pepper.


  1. In a bowl, combine the tuna and half the pesto. Keep the remaining pesto for another use (pasta, shrimp, or grilled vegetables). Place the cubes of tuna in a dish, cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Preheat the grill, setting the burners on high.
  3. Thread the tuna onto the skewers, alternating with pieces of bell pepper.
  4. Cook the skewers for about 1 minute on each of the four sides for rare doneness.
  5. Just before serving, sprinkle with cilantro and pistachios.

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Nutrition Facts

For 1 serving

Content % Daily Value
Calories 400  
Total Fat 22 g  
Saturated Fat 4 g  
Sodium (salt) 135 mg  
Carbohydrates 6 g  
Fibre 1 g  
Protein 42 g