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Pasta with tuna & tomato sauce

Pasta with tuna & tomato sauce

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 30-35 minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This low fat, tasty pasta supper can be rustled up from tins and packets in the storecupboard

Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal553
fat10g
saturates1g
carbs102g
sugars1g
fibre5g
protein21g
low insalt0.52g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes with herbs
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 500g pkt pasta bows
  • 100g can tuna, drained
  • handful of basil leaves, optional

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a pan, throw in the onion and cook for a couple of minutes. Stir in the garlic, tomatoes, chilli and sugar. Season with salt and pepper and bring to the boil. Give it a good stir, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook according to packet instructions. Flake the tuna into the sauce and heat through. Drain the pasta, return to the pan and stir in the sauce and basil leaves if you have any. Serve with a generous grinding of pepper.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2002

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