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Creamy chilli tuna penne

8
Points®
Total Time
40 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Make this tasty salad the night before filled with sautéed vegies, wholemeal pasta to keep you feeling full. The light creamy chilli sauce brings it all together.

Ingredients

Olive oil

1 tsp

Red capsicum

1 large, finely chopped

Carrot(s)

1 large, finely chopped

Brown onion

1 medium, finely chopped

Garlic

2 clove(s), finely chopped

Fresh red chilli

1 whole, deseeded, finely chopped

Tomato(es)

3 medium, chopped

Reduced-fat evaporated milk

375 ml

Baby spinach

100 g

Tuna, canned in springwater, drained

425 g, (1x425g can)

Lemon juice

2 tbs

Wholemeal pasta, dry

200 g

Lemon(s)

1 medium, cut inot wedges to serve

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook capsicum, carrot, onion, garlic and chilli, stirring often, for 6 minutes or until soft. Add tomato. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add evaporated milk. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Add spinach. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until wilted. Stir in tuna and lemon juice. Season.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta following packet directions. Drain.
  4. Add pasta to tuna mixture. Toss to combine. Divide among serving dishes. Serve with lemon wedges.