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Sweet and Sour Pasta

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

"Penne Pasta with a rich sweet and sour tuna sauce. Very different, quick, and tasty."
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servings 505
Original recipe yields 5 servings (4 to 6 servings)


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  1. Cook penne pasta in boiling salted water until al dente.
  2. Place the onion, leek, and carrot in a saucepan with the olive oil and saute for a few minutes until the onions become translucent.
  3. Place the tomatoes, honey, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce and Chinese five spice into the saucepan and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the drained tuna fish and cook for a further 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. When you are ready to serve, season with salt, stir in a few spoonfuls of creme fraiche and pour the sauce over the cooked penne.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 505 calories; 10.4 86.2 21 16 395 Full nutrition

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A litte different, but it grows on you. Didn't have any creme fraiche, so I used sour cream. Came out fine. Will fix it again!

I tossed the hot penne with sour cream prior to adding the hot tomato sauce--very silky. Instead of tuna I added pre-cooked Chinese BBQ pork. Kids loved it.

Some people might say that I didn't really have this dish, at all, but lacking some ingredients, I got a little imaginative with substitutions: Lacking a leek, I subbed a small onion and some mi...

I really enjoy the flavors in this simple dish that is sure to satisfy. While it might not be a favorite, it's one I always come back to. I like to make it a little creamier than the recipe call...

I can see how this would be an acquired taste for some. I liked it a lot, and it was easy to throw together with ingredients I already had in the house.