Stuffed Pasta Shells with Tuna and Pesto

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Stuffed Pasta Shells with Tuna and Pesto
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 29 min.
Ready in
Calories:
634
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie634 kcal(30 %)
Protein23.35 g(24 %)
Fat43.34 g(37 %)
Carbohydrates42.59 g(28 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0.73 g(2 %)
Vitamin A46.31 mg(5,789 %)
Vitamin D0.78 μg(4 %)
Vitamin E0.88 mg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁0.26 mg(26 %)
Vitamin B₂0.22 mg(20 %)
Niacin16.2 mg(135 %)
Vitamin B₆0.53 mg(38 %)
Folate31.14 μg(10 %)
Pantothenic acid0.54 mg(9 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.97 μg(32 %)
Vitamin C1.36 mg(1 %)
Potassium346.93 mg(9 %)
Calcium149.23 mg(15 %)
Magnesium90.59 mg(30 %)
Iron3.26 mg(22 %)
Zinc2.19 mg(27 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.16 g
Cholesterol28.78 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
500 grams
50 grams
Couscous (instant)
3
1 handful
100 milliliters
30 grams
40 grams
grated Parmesan
1 can
Tuna (canned, in oil)
50 grams
freshly ground Pepper
2 tablespoons
pink Pepper (for garnish)
Caper (for garnish)

Preparation steps

1.

Cook pasta according to package directions in a pot of salted water until al dente. Drain, and let cool. Meanwhile, soak couscous in a bowl filled with warm water for about 10 minutes.

2.

Peel garlic. Rinse basil, shake dry and puree together in a blender with olive oil, garlic, pine nuts and Parmesan to make a pesto. Drain couscous and mix with pesto. Let rest for about 20 minutes.

3.

Drain tuna, mix in a bowl with mayonnaise and season with salt and pepper. Chop capers, add to the bowl and mix. Fill half of pasta shells with tuna mixture and then fill remaining pasta shells with pesto-couscous mixture. Serve garnished with pink pepper and capers.