Pesto Pasta with Grilled Tuna and Green Beans

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8 ounces whole wheat pasta
2 tuna steaks
1 cup green beans, trimmed
1 cup fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and pepper to taste


1.Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
2.Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Season the tuna steaks with salt and pepper. Grill for 3-4 minutes per side or until desired doneness. Set aside to rest.
3.Blanch the green beans in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
4.In a food processor, combine the basil, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Process until smooth.
5.In a large bowl, toss the cooked pasta with the pesto sauce. Add the green beans and toss to combine.
6.Slice the grilled tuna steaks and serve over the pesto pasta and green beans.
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