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Creamy Tuna Pasta

creamy tuna pasta
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Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 3
Calories 228
Best Season Suitable throughout the year

This recipe is super easy to prepare. I always have canned tuna in my pantry. You can easy easily change the type of pasta and you are good to go. 

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  • 3 cups Penne or any pasta
  • 300 grams tuna in oil , drained
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 160 grams pasta sauce or marinara
  • 2 cloves garlic pressed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • olive oil
  • basil (roughly chopped)
  1. Cook penne pasta in salted boiling water according to package instructions. Set aside.

  2. Drizzle olive oil in a preheated pan. Put in garlic and saute for a minute until fragrant.

  3. Pour in pasta sauce. Season with salt, pepper and basil. Stir and bring to a boil.

  4. Add in drained tuna and stir until combined.

  5. Add the heavy cream and stir until thick and creamy for about 3 -5 minutes.

  6. Toss in cooked pasta. Garnish with your favorite grated cheese. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

Servings 3

Amount Per Serving
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2.7g5%
Cholesterol 34.5mg12%
Potassium 441mg13%
Total Carbohydrate 22.7g8%
Protein 27.8g56%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Nutritional values are a within reason estimate and my vary depending on several factors.

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