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Linguine With Tuna Caper Sauce

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  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Low sodium crushed tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz) (With Their Juice)
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water packed light tuna 1 Can (10 oz), drained and flaked
  Capers 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Linguini/Spaghetti 6 Ounce

In a heavy 10 inch skillet, heat the olive oil over moderate heat for 30 seconds; add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
Stir in the tomatoes, oregano, and red pepper flakes.
Bring to a boil, then lower the heat until the mixture barely bubbles; simmer, uncovered, for 7 to 8 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Stir in the tuna, capers, and parsley, and simmer 5 minutes longer.
Meanwhile, cook the linguine according to package directions, omitting the salt; drain well and transfer to a heated bowl.
Pour the tuna sauce over the pasta and toss well.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1242 Calories from Fat 193

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g33%

Saturated Fat 3 g14.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 85.9 mg28.6%

Sodium 532.2 mg22.2%

Total Carbohydrates 165 g55%

Dietary Fiber 23.3 g93%

Sugars 21.9 g

Protein 106 g211.6%

Vitamin A 95.6% Vitamin C 104.3%

Calcium 23.5% Iron 68.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Linguine With Tuna Caper Sauce Recipe