Tuna has omega-3 fatty acid, which helps prevent high blood pressure. Studies have shown that foods, like tuna, that contain omega-3 fatty acids helped test subjects maintain healthy blood pressure.
450g/1lb Fresh tuna or 4 x 175g/6oz tuna steaks, 2.5cm/1in thick
8 New potatoes, cooked and quartered lengthways
4 Plum tomatoes, roughly chopped
115g/4oz extra fine French beans, topped, cooked and drained
4 Little gem lettuce hearts, quartered lengthways
1 Red onion, finely sliced
4 Eggs, cooked for 6 minutes in boiling water from room temperature, halved
6 Anchovy fillets cut lengthways into thin strips
16 Pitted black olives in brine
8 Basil leaves, ripped
For the dressing or marinade..
105ml/7 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
3 Tbsp aged red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp freshly chopped parsley
2 Tbsp freshly snipped chives
2 Garlic cloves, peeled
1 Tsp salt
1 Tsp ground black pepper
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