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Spaghetti With Tuna Fish Sauce

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  Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Flat anchovy fillets 4 , finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Canned crushed tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can, Italian Style Or Whole)
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Canned tuna fish in olive oil 7 Ounce, drained, flaked (1 Can)
  Chopped parsley 3 Tablespoon
  Spaghetti 1 Pound
  Salt To Taste

Heat oil in a medium saucepan.
Add anchovies and garlic.
Saute gently about 1 minute; do not let garlic turn brown.
Press tomatoes through a food mill or sieve to remove seeds.
Stir tomato pulp into saucepan.
Simmer uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until sauce reduces to a medium-thick consistency.
Season with salt and pepper.
Stir in tuna fish and parsley.
Simmer 5 minutes.
Fill a very large saucepan two-thirds full with salted water.
Bring water to a boil.
Add spaghetti.
Bring water back to a boil and cook spaghetti uncovered until tender but firm to the bite, 8 to 10 minutes.
Drain spaghetti and place in a warm deep dish or bowl.
Add sauce and toss gently until mixed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2650 Calories from Fat 691

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g120.9%

Saturated Fat 12.5 g62.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 82.7 mg27.6%

Sodium 3026.3 mg126.1%

Total Carbohydrates 405 g135%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68.2%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 120 g239.3%

Vitamin A 186.9% Vitamin C 227%

Calcium 57.9% Iron 175.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Spaghetti With Tuna Fish Sauce Recipe