Albacore, skipjack, bigeye, yellowfin—no matter your preference, there's no denying the elegance of an entreé made with fresh tuna. Whether slightly sautéed or chopped over vibrant greens, tuna is one of Cooking Light's favorite types of fish. Here are more than 30 different ways to incorporate fresh tuna into your wheelhouse.
Niçoise is typically a salad composed of tuna, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, Niçoise olives, and anchovies, dressed with a vinaigrette. We substituted kalamata olives for Niçoise, since they are easier to find. Serve with Goat Cheese Crostini.
Although it is one of the most popular species, tuna is tricky when it comes to sustainability. To make sure you're making a sustainable choice, check out Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch for up-to-date information on the best tuna choices.