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!

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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