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Creamy tuna, pea and capsicum pasta

 

Creamy tuna, pea and capsicum pasta

Ingredients:

500g pasta, any shape
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
425g tin tuna in spring water
1/3 cup roasted capsicum pieces in oil, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tomatoes, deseeded and chopped
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup cream
½ teaspoon salt
50g parmesan or mozzarella cheese, finely grated

Directions:

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water with 1 teaspoon salt to a rolling boil.
  2. Cook pasta according to packet directions, drain and set aside.
  3. Bring a medium-sized saucepan to low to medium heat.
  4. Add oil and sauté garlic for a minute without browning
  5. Add capsicum and tomato and cook until tomato is soft (about 3 minutes).
  6. Stir in cream and peas and allow to simmer for 3 minutes until the flavours are infused and the peas are warmed through.
  7. Stir in tuna and toss together with pasta.
  8. Serve immediately with cheese.

Recipe courtesy of Kristine Duran-Thiessen for kidspot.co.nz

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