Mediterranean Tuna Pasta

Author: Canadian Living

Serve with: Italian Bread — Caesar Salad

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried Italian herb seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1 pkg (300 g) frozen chopped spinach thawed
  • 1 can stewed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup oil-cured olives pitted and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons drained rinsed capers
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cans tuna drained
  • 4 cups penne rigate pasta (12 oz/375 g)
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)

Method

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, Italian herb seasoning and hot pepper flakes, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.

Squeeze spinach dry; add to pan along with tomatoes, breaking up tomatoes with spoon. Add olives, capers and salt; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes. Break tuna into chunks; add to sauce.

Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until tender but firm, 8 to 10 minutes; drain and return to pot. Add sauce and toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with cheese (if using).

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1960 mg
  • Protein 32 g
  • Calories 565.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 84 g

%RDI

  • Iron 39.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 84.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 17.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 52.0
  • Vitamin C 58.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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