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Tuna and Broccoli Penne

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

Serves 
Prep time
15 min
Cook Time
9 min
Time to Table
24 min

Ingredients

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
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sliced red onions (optional)

Preparation

  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.

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

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
290
Fat
1.5 g
2%
Saturated Fat
0 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
0%
Cholesterol
15 mg
Sodium
410 mg
17%
Carbohydrate
51 g
17%
Fibre
2 g
8%
Sugar
2 g
Protein
19 g
Vitamin A
15%
Vitamin C
60%
Calcium
2%
Iron
15%

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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