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Pasta with Tomato and Tuna

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  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Celery stick 1 , finely chopped
  Red pepper To Taste, seeded and diced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter / 2/3 Cup)
  Canned chopped tomatoes 14 Ounce (1 Can, 400 Gram)
  Tomato puree 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Caster sugar 10 Milliliter (2 Teaspoon)
  Chopped fresh basil 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Chopped fresh parsley 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Pasta shells 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Canned tuna in brine 14 Ounce, drained (400 Gram)
  Capers in vinegar 30 Milliliter, drained (1 Tablespoon)
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste

1. Put the chopped onion, celery, red pepper and garlic into a pan. Add the stock, bring to the boil and cook for 5 minutes or until the stock has reduced almost completely.
2. Add the tomatoes, tomato puree, sugar and herbs. Season to taste and bring to the boil. Simmer for about 30 minutes until thick, stirring occasionally.
3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling, salted water according to the packet instructions, until al dente. Drain thoroughlv and transfer to a warm serving dish.
4. Flake the tuna fish into large chunks and add to the sauce with the capers. Heat gently for 1-2 minutes, pour over the pasta, ross gently and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 583 Calories from Fat 31

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5%

Saturated Fat 0.17 g0.87%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.9 mg0.3%

Sodium 394.5 mg16.4%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.3 g29.1%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 35 g70.6%

Vitamin A 25.6% Vitamin C 33.6%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta With Tomato And Tuna Recipe