Pasta with Tuna and Asparagus Recipe

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Submitted by hallibri

Makes 3 servings



A Pasta dish that is delicious hot or cold.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Tuna and Asparagus

1 cup Pasta Penne Rigate
1 cup Asparagus
1 can Tuna, Light, Canned In Water
2 serving Garlic Cloves
1 pepper Habanero Chile
4 oz Juice
1 oz Capers
2 1tsp Olive Oil

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Tuna and Asparagus

  1. Chop garlic and habanero finely. Remove seeds from habanero for less heat.

  2. Cut Asparagus into 1" pieces.

  3. Cook pasta according to instructions on package.

  4. Five minutes before the pasta is finished cooking, add asparagus and continue cooking until the pasta and asparagus are completely cooked.

  5. While the pasta is cooking, gently saute the garlic and habanero over medium heat.

  6. Add the tuna and continue cooking until heated through.

  7. Add the cooked pasta and asparagus to the garlic/habanero mixture.

  8. Add lemon juice and capers and gently stir.

  9. Serve immediately, or allow to cool. This recipe is delicious hot or cold.

Categories

First Course

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 260.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
215
Calories from Fat
34
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.8g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Sodium
287mg
12%
Potassium
221mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
24.1g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
19.0g
Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 61%
Calcium 2% Iron 17%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
92% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very high in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
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