Pasta Shells with Tuscan Tuna

Pasta Shells with Tuscan Tuna Recipe
Photo: Karry Hosford

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 402
Caloriesfromfat 24 %
Fat 10.6 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 5.8 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 31.8 g
Carbohydrate 44.4 g
Fiber 2.4 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Iron 3.1 mg
Sodium 829 mg
Calcium 37 mg

Ingredients

8 ounces uncooked medium seashell pasta (about 3 cups)
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
2 tablespoons capers
2 tablespoons extravirgin olive oil
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 (7-ounce) bags white albacore tuna in water

Preparation

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 2 tablespoons cooking liquid. Return pasta to pan. Add reserved 2 tablespoons cooking liquid, onion, and remaining ingredients; toss well.

Note:

Sharon Sanders,

Cooking Light

May 2003
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