Wholewheat Tuna Treat
Wholewheat Tuna Treat is a dairy free recipe with 4 servings. This recipe covers 34% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 696 calories, 40g of protein, and 38g of fat. 1 person found this recipe to be yummy and satisfying. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 1 hour. Head to the store and pick up salt and pepper, tuna, bulgur wheat, and a few other things to make it today.
Place the bulgur wheat into a saucepan with at least 3 times it's depth in water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce heat and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes.
Add water if necessary to prevent burning. When the wheat is tender, stir in a pinch of salt and simmer for 5 more minutes. When done, drain and set aside to cool.
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown.
Drain, crumble and set aside.
Place the diced avocado into a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then toss with lemon juice to thoroughly coat.
In a large bowl, combine the tuna and cooled bulgur wheat.
Add the bacon and the avocado with its juice, and toss gently.
Serve as a meal or as a salad.
Recommended wine: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rose Wine
Tuna works really well with Merlot, Pinot Noir, and rosé Wine. Though fish is often paired with white wine, 'meatier' fish like tuna can absolutely go with red wine. A Rosé will also pair nicely, particularly if your tunan is prepared with ingredients better suited to a white wine. You could try Flora Springs Napa Valley Merlot. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.2 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 18 dollars per bottle.
Flora Springs Napa Valley MerlotBursting with big black cherry, juniper berry and black licorice flavors, easing into notes of cardamom, cinnamon, and gentle vanilla creme. There's an intriguing granite minerality to the wine along with a toasty, sweet oak profile in the finish. This is a wonderful stand-alone wine, but can be paired with a variety of dishes. It's forceful personality make it a good match for almost anything a Cabernet would be paired with, a favorite steak dish for instance, yet the wine's tannin structure is soft enough to pair with eggplant parmesan or your favorite chicken dish.