Tuna Steaks with Garlic-Herb Cream Sauce

Tuna Steaks with Garlic-Herb Cream Sauce

Serves: 4

Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes


  • 4 tuna steaks
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  • Season the tuna steaks with salt and black pepper.
  • In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the tuna steaks to the skillet and sear for about 2-3 minutes per side, or to your desired level of doneness. Remove the tuna from the skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add minced garlic and sauté for about a minute until fragrant.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low, then pour in the heavy cream and add dried thyme, rosemary, basil, and oregano. Stir and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Return the seared tuna to the skillet, spooning the creamy sauce over the steaks. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over the tuna steaks and let it melt.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 410
  • Protein: 39g
  • Fat: 26g
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 0g


  • You can adjust the herbs and seasonings according to your taste preferences.
  • Tuna steaks are best when served medium-rare to medium for a tender and juicy texture.

Allergy Warning:

  • This recipe contains dairy (heavy cream and Parmesan cheese).
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