Pasta With Tuna Sauce

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Canned tuna is used to make this yummy tomato sauce. Use pasta of your choice.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves crushed garlic

  • 1 tablespoon capers

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 2 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained

  • 1 (16 ounce) package dry pasta

Directions

  1. In a large saute pan, heat oil over low heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is tender. Stir in capers, tomatoes, lemon juice, and parsley. Season with red pepper flakes to taste. Simmer gently for 3 minutes to thicken sauce. Fold in tuna, and heat through.

  2. While sauce is cooking, add pasta to a large pot of rapidly boiling water; cook till just tender. Drain well.

  3. Toss pasta with sauce, and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

384 Calories
6g Fat
60g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 384
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 174mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 10mg 50%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 338mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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