Pasta Shells with Tuscan Tuna

Photo: Karry Hosford

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 402
  • Calories from fat: 24%
  • Fat: 10.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Protein: 31.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 44.4g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Cholesterol: 42mg
  • Iron: 3.1mg
  • Sodium: 829mg
  • Calcium: 37mg

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

  1. 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.
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