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Penne With Herbed Tomato Tuna Sauce

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  Soft margarine/Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Tomatoes 14 Ounce (1 can)
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried basil/2 tbsp/25 ml chopped fresh 1 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary/2 tsp/10 ml fresh 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tuna 7 Ounce (packed in water, drained)
  Chopped fresh parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Optional)
  Penne/Macaroni 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste

in heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally.
Add tomatoes and break up using back of spoon.
Stir in chicken stock, basil and rosemary; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.
Stir in tuna and simmer for 5 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper to taste; add parsley (if using).
Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling water, cook penne until al dente (tender but firm); drain.
Toss with tomato mixture and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1357 Calories from Fat 263

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.5%

Saturated Fat 5 g25.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 79 mg26.3%

Sodium 843.9 mg35.2%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.6%

Dietary Fiber 27 g107.9%

Sugars 25.9 g

Protein 84 g168.2%

Vitamin A 297.6% Vitamin C 167.8%

Calcium 34.6% Iron 67%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Penne With Herbed Tomato Tuna Sauce Recipe