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Grill Season! Tuna & Tortellini

14 Apr

How phenomenal was the weather in DC this past weekend?! Everyone get to be outside I hope? See the cherry blossoms before they’re past their prime? Solid sunshine for the entire weekend allowed me to do one of my absolute favorite things- fire up the grill on my deck and cook a delicious, healthy, and affordable springtime meal (or should I say summer already?). A recent roommate trip to Giant left me fully equipped; I had a nice piece of fresh tuna, a package of spinach tortellini, and some summery wheat beer to enjoy.  As I’m sure you’re aware, Giant is a preferable alternative to Whole Foods or Harris Teeter from a financial standpoint because the quality (i.e. fresh seafood) is still great.  The tuna was $4.99 a piece, so I spent roughly $15 including the beer.  My kind of dinner price point on a Friday evening in the District!

I made sure to be a good DC resident and document the blossoms during their peak moments, something I’ve been remiss in doing the past two years (oops).

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On the grill– seasoned with tons of garlic powder, salt, pepper, and a secret spice mix.  Cook on high for 4-5 minutes per side, depending on how you like it.

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My bottle of Oberon, spinach tortellini loaded with Parmesan cheese and lemon pepper, and the tuna with Dijon mustard for even more flavor.

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As a self-dubbed Grillmaster, you can be sure there will be a ton of grill posts to come!

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