Tuna, Tomato and Penne Pasta

Enjoy this pasta dinner made using tuna, tomato and penne and sprinkled with cheese that’s ready in 30 minutes – perfect for Italian cuisine.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz. (2 1/4 cups) uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta)
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1
cup chopped onions
3
garlic cloves, minced
1
lb. tuna steaks, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
(14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes with Italian-style herbs, undrained
1
(8-oz.) can tomato sauce
2
tablespoons capers, if desired
Dash crushed red pepper flakes
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Cook penne to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onions; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until softened, stirring frequently. Add garlic; stir to combine.
  • 3 Add tuna; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until browned on all sides. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, capers and pepper flakes; cook about 1 minute or until mixture comes to a simmer. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • 4 Place cooked penne on serving platter. Top with tuna mixture. Sprinkle lightly with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    970mg
    970%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    58g
    58%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    8g
    8%
    ),
    Protein
    41g
    41%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    70%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 4 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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