Fusilli Tuna Pasta

Tuna Pasta Recipe

This delicious tuna pasta recipe is perfect for a light, meat-free dish that comes packed with both flavor and texture. It takes less than an hour to cook with minimal chopping involved, and is a perfect choice for either lunch or dinner meals. Four sizable servings makes this dish great when needing to feed the entire family or a small group of friends. Ingredients like corn provide the body with fiber that aids in digestion while tuna comes packed with protein and Omega-3 Fatty Acids which are great for your heart and carrots provide vitamin K, potassium and antioxidants. Treat yourself to this tuna pasta dish anytime you want something simple and healthy!

Fusilli Tuna Pasta

Make this tuna pasta recipe anytime you're craving something simple, meat-free and full of flavor!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Tuna Pasta
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 8 oz dry fusilli pasta
  • 1 can tuna, drained (5-ounce)
  • 1/2 carrot (grated)
  • 1/2 jar Alfredo-style pasta sauce (16-ounce)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 3/4 cup corn (optional)
  • parsley (optional)

Instructions

  1. Boil a large pot of lightly salted water before adding in the dry fusilli pasta and cooking for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente. Then, drain the water and set aside.

  2. Place a large saucepan over medium heat and combine tuna, grated carrot, Alfredo sauce, garlic powder, chopped onion, oregano, basil, and optional corn. Then, mix them all together well.

  3. Cook until heated through and then combine with the cooked pasta, mix well. Taste and adjust the seasoning as needed. Finally, garnish the top with optional parsley and serve.

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