Tuna and Linguine Toss

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4
Tuna and Linguine Toss

Ingredients

8
oz. uncooked linguine
1 1/2
cups frozen whole green beans
1 1/2
cups fresh baby carrots, cut in half lengthwise if large
1/2
cup purchased pesto
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
2
(6-oz.) cans albacore tuna in spring water, drained, flaked
1
oz. (1/4 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook linguine in large saucepan to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook green beans and carrots together as directed on green bean package. Drain.
  • 3
    Add warm vegetables, pesto and onion to linguine; toss to mix. Add tuna; stir gently to mix. Sprinkle with cheese.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Another aged grating cheese, such as Asiago or Pecorino, can be used in place of Parmesan cheese.
  • Refrigerated pasta cooks in half the time as dry pasta. Refrigerated and dry pasta are interchangeable in this recipe; follow cooking directions the pasta package label.
  • Deli fruit salad and bakery muffins round out this lunch.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 3/4 Cups
Calories
535
Calories from Fat
190
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
940mg
39%
Total Carbohydrate
55g
18%
Dietary Fiber
5g
20%
Sugars
6g
Protein
36g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
26%
26%
Iron
28%
28%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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