Pesto Pasta with Tuna
This Pesto Tuna Pasta is so simple yet so tasty! It is one great way to use canned tuna and turn it into a delectable meal in no time at all.
Servings: 6 servings
- 14 oz dry spaghetti
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 big onion - sliced thinly
- 3 cloves garlic - minced
- 2 cans (7oz) tuna in oil - or 1 12 oz can
- 1 can (425g) mushroom - drained
- 1 cup basil pesto sauce
- ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
- ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
Cook spaghetti noodles as per package instruction just until al dente. Drain water and set aside.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, add olive oil. Saute onion and garlic until translucent and aromatic.
Pour in canned tuna including the oil. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook for another 2 minutes.
Add basil pesto sauce and season with salt and ground pepper as needed. Cook for another minute and turn the heat off.
Add cooked pasta into the skillet and toss until noodle strands are completely covered with pesto sauce.
Sprinkle with shredded parmesan and serve.
Calories: 466kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 458mg | Potassium: 153mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 865IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 1.1mg