Lemony Tuna and Olive Oil Pasta

Lemony Tuna and Olive Oil Pasta
Christopher Baker
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Serves 4
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
30
minutes

Ingredients

3/4
pound
linguine
3
tablespoons
olive oil
4
cloves garlic, sliced
1/4
teaspoon
crushed red pepper
2
6-ounce cans oil-packed tuna
1
teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
kosher salt and black pepper
1/2
cup
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.
Dawn Perry
September 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 576
  • 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
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.

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