Tuna and Broccoli Penne

Prep Time15 min
cook Time 9 min
Time to Table24 min

Light and savoury pasta main dish that cooks the broccoli with the pasta to save time.


2 cups (500 mL) penne pasta
2 cups (500 mL) broccoli florets
¾ cup (175 mL) chicken broth
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp (30 mL) Dijon mustard
1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
1 tsp (5 mL) cornstarch
1/8-1/4 tsp (0.5-1 mL) red pepper flakes
1 can (170 g) Clover Leaf Chunk Light Tuna, drained
- sliced red onions (optional)


  1. In large saucepan, cook pasta according to package directions. Add broccoli to pasta for the last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together chicken broth, garlic, mustard, lemon juice, cornstarch and red pepper flakes. Pour into skillet and bring to boil; simmer 2 minutes. Add tuna; heat through.
  3. Add drained penne and broccoli to skillet, toss lightly to combine. If you like, you can garnish with sliced red onions.
  4. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Other favourite fresh or frozen vegetables may be used and cooked in the same way.


per serving
% Daily
Fat1.5 g2%
Saturated Fat0 g
Trans Fat0 g
Saturated + Trans
Cholesterol15 mg
Sodium410 mg17%
Carbohydrate51 g17%
Fibre2 g8%
Sugar2 g
Protein19 g
Vitamin A15%
Vitamin C60%

Claims per serving

Low in Fat Saturated Fat Free
Trans Fat Free Low in Cholesterol
Source of Fibre Source of Protein
Good Source of Vitamin A Excellent Source of Vitamin C
Good Source of Iron 

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