Grilled Tuna With Basil Butter and Fresh Tomato Sauce

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READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

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  1. Prepare grill or preheat broiler.
  2. Make the basil butter: combine the basil butter ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth, scraping sides as needed; set aside.
  3. Make the sauce: heat the oil in a saucepan over med-high heat.
  4. Add in onion and garlic; stir/saute 3 minutes.
  5. Add in tomatoes, stir/saute 2 minutes; stir in wine, capers, vinegar, and sugar; bring to a boil.
  6. Decrease heat; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; stir in parsley; set aside.
  7. Make the tuna: sprinkle tuna with salt and pepper; place tuna on a greased grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
  8. Cook 5 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.
  9. Serve with sauce and basil butter; garnish with basil leaves.

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