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Pasta With Tuna In An Herb Tomato Sauce

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  Fusilli 1 Pound (Spiral Or Twisted Pasta)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Anchovy fillets 6
  Red wine 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tuna 7 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Canned tomatoes with juice 28 Ounce (1 Can, Preferably Italian Plum Tomatoes)
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1 Pinch
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried basil/6 fresh leaves, chopped 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper To Taste
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Cook in boiling water until firm to the bite (al dente).
Drain and set aside.
Heat in large skillet.
Add and saute for 1 minute.
Add and cook until anchovies become pastelike.
Add to above, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are broken up.
Cook over a medium heat for approx 20 minutes.
Add to above and add cooked pasta.
Mix well.
Pour into serving dish.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3056 Calories from Fat 684

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 85 g130.9%

Saturated Fat 23.2 g116.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 223.5 mg74.5%

Sodium 5753 mg239.7%

Total Carbohydrates 386 g128.6%

Dietary Fiber 27.2 g108.6%

Sugars 38.6 g

Protein 153 g305.9%

Vitamin A 94.2% Vitamin C 152%

Calcium 102.3% Iron 88.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta With Tuna In An Herb Tomato Sauce Recipe