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Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce

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Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce

Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce - Bold pasta and creamy sauce make a perfect pair

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
Calories:
633
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie633 kcal(30 %)
Protein40 g(41 %)
Fat24 g(21 %)
Carbohydrates61 g(41 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage15.5 g(52 %)
Vitamin A0.6 mg(75 %)
Vitamin D2.3 μg(12 %)
Vitamin E4.3 mg(36 %)
Vitamin B₁0.8 mg(80 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin14.2 mg(118 %)
Vitamin B₆0.8 mg(57 %)
Folate116 μg(39 %)
Pantothenic acid1.5 mg(25 %)
Biotin6.3 μg(14 %)
Vitamin B₁₂2.7 μg(90 %)
Vitamin C28 mg(29 %)
Potassium878 mg(22 %)
Calcium413 mg(41 %)
Magnesium157 mg(52 %)
Iron6.1 mg(41 %)
Iodine43 μg(22 %)
Zinc4.3 mg(54 %)
Saturated fatty acids6.7 g
Uric acid294 mg
Cholesterol54 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
2 stalks
Leek (about 500 grams)
6 ounces
7 ounces
canned Tuna
1
large Onion (about 70 grams)
2 tablespoons
3 tablespoons
1 piece
Parmesan cheese (about 20 grams)
2 tablespoons
2 tablespoons
small Caper (about 25 grams, glass)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 large Pot, 1 Can opener (optional), 1 Plate, 1 Fork, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Pot, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Fine grater, 1 Immersion blender

Preparation steps

1.
Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce preparation step 1

Rinse leeks thoroughly and cut lengthwise into very thin strips (like spaghetti).

2.
Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce preparation step 2

Cook spaghetti according to package directions in plenty of boiling salted water until al dente.

3.
Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce preparation step 3

Meanwhile, drain tuna, put on a plate and flake with a fork.

4.
Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce preparation step 4

Peel the onion and chop finely.

5.
Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce preparation step 5

Heat oil in another pot and cook the onion until translucent. Add tuna and broth and cook for about 4 minutes on medium heat. Puree with an immersion blender and keep warm.

6.
Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce preparation step 6

About 3 minutes before pasta is finished cooking, add the leeks to the pot and continue to cook. Finely grate the Parmesan.

7.
Leek Spaghetti with Tuna Sauce preparation step 7

Stir cream cheese and capers into the tuna puree. Season with salt and pepper and warm through. Drain spaghetti and leeks and toss with the tuna sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve.