Easy Pantry Tuna Penne Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) crushed tomatoes in juice
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained (optional)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 cans (5 ounces each) water-packed tuna, drained


Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to pan.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 1 to 2 minutes until onion becomes translucent, stirring constantly (watch carefully so garlic does not burn). Stir in tomatoes with juice, parsley, lemon juice and capers. Cook 1 minute; add red pepper flakes to taste.
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 3 to 5 minutes to thicken sauce, stirring frequently. Gently stir in tuna; heat through.
  4. Add pasta to sauce. Stir gently to coat.

Notes:

Serving Note: If you prefer, divide the pasta among 6 plates, then top with sauce.


Recipe Yield: Makes 6 main dish servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 312
Calories from fat: 53
Fat: 6 grams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Fiber: 7 grams
Sodium: 248 milligrams
Cholesterol: 16 milligrams
Protein: 19 grams
Carbohydrates: 0 grams



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