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Peter's Pasta al' Tonno

Rated as 2.9 out of 5 Stars

"This is a classic, easy Italian dish which takes moments to prepare. Once you have tried it, your tuna casserole will never look the same!"
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Ingredients

servings 311 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large pot cook spaghetti pasta with a teaspoon of oil in boiling salted water until al dente. Drain, leaving pasta moist.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat saute the onions and garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil until soft and tender, about 3 or 4 minutes. Add the two cans of tuna and let cook on medium for 6 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste, cooked pasta, and continue stirring. Turn burner to high heat, add remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil and cook for 3 or 4 minutes.
  3. Place the pasta in large serving bowl and toss with the fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 311 calories; 8.9 g fat; 41.3 g carbohydrates; 15.5 g protein; 11 mg cholesterol; 38 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I haven't tried Peter's recipe, but I make a great tuna pasta which is pretty similar. First, I would not use spaghetti, fettucine, or linguini. Try to stick with penne or rotini. Do not ov...

Most helpful critical review

Very simple to make!

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Very simple to make!

I haven't tried Peter's recipe, but I make a great tuna pasta which is pretty similar. First, I would not use spaghetti, fettucine, or linguini. Try to stick with penne or rotini. Do not ov...

Not too bad for a simple recipe. Didn't have much in my cupboard, but this recipe came out nicely. I didn't have fresh garlic or parsley, but still came out fine with garlic salt and dried herbs...

I made this tonight after searching on here for a Tuna recipe. I made this recipe exactly as written, EXCEPT I used about 9 oz of spaghetti instead of a lb. It was very very very bland, so I a...

Used two 6-oz cans of tuna. Still produced insufficient sauce for a pound of pasta. Came out rather gluey.

My Mom use to make something like this. Though she used butter instead of olive oil. I subsituted butter with the amount of oil and added about 4 Tbs. extra. I also added about 2 to 3 Tbs. of l...

This recipe def needed added ingredients but it turned out really good. I added old bay to taste, half a block of cream cheese, 1 1/4 cup of milk, 1/3 cup sour cream. Its very simple to make a...

Thanks to Erimess, I made just a 2 serving size of pasta, and this came out great! The flavors blended very nicely. So easy and quick, too!

Great base recipe! i added pitted olives, capers and artichoke hearts, veto'ed the onion, and added red pepper flakes before serving. fast too! will make instead of tuna salad sandwiches for a w...