Ahi Tuna Tuscana and Creamy Parmesan Farro Risotto
Prep & Cook Time:50-60 min.
Cook Within:3 days
Spice Level:Not Spicy
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You Will Need
Medium Non-Stick Pans
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Cook the Farro
Bring a medium pot with farro, 1 cup water, and ¼ tsp. salt to a boil.
Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 18-22 minutes.
Drain farro in a wire-mesh strainer (there may not be any excess water). Set aside.
While farro cooks, prepare ingredients.
Prepare the Ingredients
Trim bottom ends from broccolini and cut into 2" lengths.
Core tomatoes and cut into ½" dice.
Peel and mince shallot.
Pat tuna dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.
Make the Sauce
Place a small pot over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil and shallot to hot pot. Stir often until softened and beginning to brown, 3-5 minutes.
Add tomatoes and white balasmic vinegar. Stir often until tender and juices are released, 5-7 minutes.
Add 2 Tbsp. water and a pinch of salt. Bring to a simmer.
Once simmering, reduce heat to medium-low and stir occasionally, 1 minute.
If too dry, add additional water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Remove from burner and cover.
While sauce cooks, make farro risotto.
Cook Broccolini and Start Farro Risotto
Return pot used to cook farro to medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add broccolini and 2 Tbsp. water to hot pan and cover. Stir occasionally until tender, 6-8 minutes.
Uncover and reduce heat to medium-low. Add farro, and cream base. Bring to a simmer.
One simmering, stir occasionally until combined and creamy, 2-3 minutes.
If too thick, add additional water, 1 Tbsp. at a time. Remove from burner. Add half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish). Cover and set aside.
Sear Tuna and Finish Dish
Place another medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add tuna to hot pan and cook until tuna reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 4-5 minutes per side. Tuna is often enjoyed medium-rare (pink in the middle). For medium-rare, cook 1-2 minutes per side. Consuming raw or undercooked tuna may increase your risk for food-borne illness.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, slicing tuna into ½" slices, if desired, and topping farro risotto with tuna, sauce, and remaining Parmesan. Bon appétit!
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