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Light and Healthy Tuna Pasta Primavera

Serves 4

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Ingredients
1 can
1 can
Ocean's Chunk Light Tuna (184 g or 170 g), drained
450g 16 oz
Penne (or farfalle or rotini) pasta, cooked to package directions
40 ml 3 tbsp
Butter
40 ml 3 tbsp
Olive oil
10 ml 2 tsp
Garlic, chopped
30 ml 2 tbsp
Green onions, chopped
125 ml
1/2 cup
Red pepper, diced
150 ml 2/3 cup Mushrooms, sliced
125 ml 1/2 cup Asparagus tips
60 ml
1/4 cup Basil and parsley, chopped
60 ml 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
10 ml 2 tsp Lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking prepare the vegetable mixture.
  2. Melt butter over high heat in a heavy saucepan. Sauté mushrooms until brown. Lower heat to medium, add olive oil, garlic, onions, asparagus and peppers, and season to taste. Sauté for 3-5 minutes or until softened.
  3. Turn the heat down to low, add the cooked pasta and fold in tuna, herbs and lemon juice. Top with parmesan cheese or your favorite cream sauce.

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