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Spicy Tomato Tuna Pastawith Chile and Herbs

Spicy Tomato Tuna Pasta - Spicy Tomato Tuna Pasta - As simple and tasty as you'll find in an Italian Trattoria
497 kcal
Spicy Tomato Tuna Pasta - As simple and tasty as you'll find in an Italian Trattoria


Preparation:35 min
Ready in:35 min
1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories497 kcal(25%)
Protein31 g(62%)
Fat7 g(9%)
Carbohydrates76 g(29%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage6 g(20%)

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For servings

½ bunchesParsley
1 sprigThyme
2Garlic clove
1red Chile pepper
11 ouncescanned Tuna
2 tablespoonsOlive oil
14 ouncespureed Tomatoes (carton or box)
14 ounceslong narrow Pasta (eg, linguine)

Kitchen Utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Sieve, 1 Bowl, 1 Fork, 1 Pot, 1 Pot, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Measuring cups


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1 Rinse parsley and thyme, shake dry, pluck leaves and chop finely.
2 Peel garlic and chop finely. Halve chile pepper lengthwise, remove seeds, rinse and finely chop.
3 Strain canned tuna in a sieve and separate with a fork into small pieces.
4 Heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat in a pot and sauté garlic and chile pepper. Add thyme and half of parsley, then add tomato puree and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.
5 Meanwhile boil salted water in a large pot and cook noodles according to package instructions until al dente.
6 After tomato sauce cooks for 15 minutes, fold in tuna. Season with salt and pepper and cook for another 5 minutes.
7 Drain noodles in a sieve and collect 75 ml (approximately 1/3 cup) cooking water. Mix noodles with remaining olive oil, remaining parsley and the tomato sauce. Serve immediately.


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