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Tuna-Pasta Puttanesca

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked gemelli or other short twisted spaghetti
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomato
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 (9-ounce) can solid white tuna in water, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 324
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 5.7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 21.1 g
  • carbohydrate 46.1 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 21 mg
  • iron 3.2 mg
  • sodium 300 mg
  • calcium 27 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain, and keep warm.

  2. While pasta cooks, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add olives and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add tomato, pepper, and tuna; cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  3. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl, and toss well.