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Three Quick Pasta Sauces

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For tuna sauce
  Butter 2 Ounce (30 Gram)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 5 Fluid Ounce (150 Milliliter)
  Tuna in brine 14 Ounce, drained and liquid reserved (440 Gram)
  Black olives 12 , pitted and sliced
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
For tomato sauce
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Spring onions 4 , finely chopped
  Assorted seafood 1 Pound, cooked and chopped
  Canned tomatoes 14 Ounce, undrained and mashed (440 Gram)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped basil 1 Tablespoon
For mushroom sauce
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Bacon rashers 4 , chopped
  Button mushrooms 4 Ounce, sliced (125 Gram)
  Double cream 9 Fluid Ounce (300 Milliliter)
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon

1. To make tuna sauce, melt butter in a saucepan, add flour and cook for 1 minute. Blend stock and tuna liquid, stirring over medium heat until sauce boils and thickens. Reduce heat and add olives and lemon juice. Season to taste and stir well to combine. Break up tuna into smaller chunks and fold through sauce. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Spoon over hot pasta and serve.
2. To make seafood sauce, heat oil in a saucepan and cook onions for 1 minute. Stir in seafood and cook for 2 minutes longer. Combine tomatoes and wine and pour into pan. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Add basil and spoon over hot pasta.
3. To make mushroom sauce, heat oil in a frying pan and cook bacon for 3-4 minutes or until crisp. Stir in mushrooms and cook for 2-3 minutes. Pour in cream, bring to the boil, stirring frequently, and simmer for 5 minutes or until sauce thickens. Season to taste, spoon over hot pasta, sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3465 Calories from Fat 2136

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 241 g370.5%

Saturated Fat 38.5 g192.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 819.7 mg273.2%

Sodium 1883.7 mg78.5%

Total Carbohydrates 97 g32.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.9 g47.6%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 228 g456.2%

Vitamin A 137.1% Vitamin C 153.8%

Calcium 95.8% Iron 56.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Three Quick Pasta Sauces Recipe