GARDENING NOTE: Celanine poppy ( Stylophorum diphyllum) and Virginia Bluebells (Mertenisa virginica) are two lovely companion plants for naturalizing in the early wildflower garden. Since plants go dormant, both are a perfect choice for a hosta garden.
GRILLED TUNA with AVOCADO SALSA
~ two delicious complimentary flavors
4 (6-oz) 1/4-inch thick tuna steaks
pinch sea salt & freshly cracked pepper
2 Tbsp. lime juice & zest for fish
juice of 1 lime & zest for salsa
1 cup chopped and seeded Roma tomato
3 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1 pitted and diced avocado
1 seeded and chopped jalapeno pepper
fresh chopped cilantro for garnish
- Sprinkle fish with salt, pepper, lime juice & zest.
- Combine remaining ingredients for salsa.
- Grill fish over hot coals about 7 minutes or until desired degree of doneness. Serve topped with salsa, chopped cilantro, and a pitcher of margaritas.