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Tuna & Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta Recipe

Looking for something quick, easy, filling and super tasty? This is the one for you! It's a really handy recipe as you're more than likely to have most of the ingredients in your storecupboard. If you don't have any Parmesan, then some grated cheddar cheese will work just as well. Enjoy.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 15- 20 minutes
Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 240g wholewheat penne or rigatoni
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 2 x 160g tins of tuna packed in oil, drained
  • 30g sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained and chopped
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • 60g Parmesan, grated
  • Salt and black pepper

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain, rinse under cold water and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil over a medium-high heat. Add the garlic and chilli flakes and cook for 1-2 minutes. Stir in the tuna, sun-dried tomatoes, oregano and lemon juice and cook for 3-4 minutes longer.
  3. Add the pasta and half of the Parmesan. Season with salt and black pepper and stir to combine well.
  4. Divide among serving plates and sprinkle with the remaining Parmesan.

Per Serving 406kcals, 14.7g fat (4.2g saturated), 34.6g carbs, 33.1g sugars, 33.1g protein, 0g fibre, 0.236g sodium

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