Tonight's Dinner: Tuna Pasta
Sometimes you tote tuna sandwiches to lunch. Good for you! But, tuna is a quick, inexpensive dinnertime protein, too. This simple tuna pasta is tasty, filling, and full of good fats.
So many tuna recipes call for an obscene amount of sour cream, cream cheese, or mayonnaise. There's no need to drown out the flavor of this accessible canned fish when you serve it in this light tasting Tuna Skroodle Pasta. The recipe can be made in about 15 minutes, and it tastes simple delicious.
Tuna Skroodle Pasta
- 1 (12 oz.) pacakge rotini pasta
- 1 cup fresh spinach, chopped
- 1/4 c olive oil
- 1 (150 grams) solide white albacore tuna, drained
- salt & pepper to taste
Cook rotini according to package directions. Just before you pour the cooked pasta & water from the pot into a strainer, add the chopped spinach to the boilingn water, then drain. Transfer pasta to a large bowl, drizzle with olive oil, toss in tuna, and season with salt and pepper. Serve with banana peppers for added flavor, or garnish with parmesan and fresh basil, if desired.