Tuna with Penne, Lemon, and Parsley

Oxmoor House
Tuna can be purchased in convenient 3- and 5- ounce, easy-to-open pouches as well as cans. Albacore tuna is more expensive, but we prefer its milder flavor. Any variety is fine as long as it's packed in water rather than oil.
6 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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3 cups cooked penne (about 8 ounces uncooked tube-shaped pasta)
1 (12-ounce) can albacore tuna in water, drained and flaked
1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 garlic clove, minced


Prep: 20 Minutes

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; toss gently. Serve at room temperature.

Created date

March 2010

Nutritional Information

Calories 276
Fat 8.3 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Protein 19.7 g
Carbohydrate 30.0 g
Cholesterol 18 mg
Iron 2.6 mg
Sodium 342 mg
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fiber 1.8 g
Calcium 78 mg