Lemony Tuna and Olive Oil Pasta

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 576 calories
    • Fat 21 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 45 mg
    • Sodium 710 mg
    • Protein 32 g
    • Carbohydrate 63 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 18 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 3/4pound linguine
  2. Check 3tablespoons olive oil
  3. Check 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  4. Check 1/4teaspoon crushed red pepper
  5. Check 2 6-ounce cans oil-packed tuna
  6. Check 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  7. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  8. Check 1/2cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ½ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta.
  2. Wipe out the pasta pot. Add the oil, garlic, and red pepper and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the pasta, tuna, lemon zest, ¾ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon black pepper, and the reserved pasta water and cook over low heat, tossing, until the sauce is slightly thickened and coats the pasta, 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the parsley and toss to combine.