Tuna Bow Tie Pasta Florentine

Add fresh spinach and Italian plum tomatoes to some pantry ingredients you keep on hand. It's easy Italian tonight!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

8
oz. (3 1/2 cups) uncooked bow tie pasta (farfalle)
1
tablespoon margarine or butter
1 1/4
cups milk
1
(1.2-oz.) pkg. creamy pesto sauce mix
2
cups fresh spinach leaves, cut into thin strips
1
(12-oz.) can water-packed white tuna, drained, broken into chunks
1
(2.5-oz.) jar Green Giant® Sliced Mushrooms, drained
2
Italian plum tomatoes, coarsely chopped

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  • 1 In large saucepan, cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain in colander or strainer; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same saucepan, melt margarine over medium-high heat. Add milk and sauce mix; stir with wire whisk until well blended. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat. Add spinach; simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Add cooked pasta, tuna, mushrooms and tomatoes; stir gently to coat. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 1 In large saucepan, cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain in colander or strainer; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same saucepan, melt margarine over medium-high heat. Add milk and sauce mix; stir with wire whisk until well blended. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat. Add spinach; simmer 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Add cooked pasta, tuna, mushrooms and tomatoes; stir gently to coat. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
1200mg
1200%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.