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Simple spaghetti with tuna, capers and chilli

8
7
7
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
22 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
12 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
For an easy, store cupboard supper – you can’t beat this quick-to-cook pasta dish.

Ingredients

White pasta, dry

150 g, spaghetti or linguine

Calorie controlled cooking spray

5 spray(s)

Onion(s)

½ medium, red, finely chopped

Chilli, Green or Red

½ individual, deseeded and finely chopped

Tuna, raw

185 g, in brine or spring water, drained

Lemon(s)

½ medium, juice and zest

Capers, in Brine

1 tablespoons, rinsed and drained

Parsley, fresh

2 tablespoons, flat leaf, chopped

Instructions

  1. Cook the spaghetti in lightly salted boiling water for 8-10 minutes, or according to pack instructions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the cooking spray in a non-stick frying pan and gently fry the red onion and chilli until softened – about 2 minutes.
  3. Drain the pasta and return it to the saucepan. Add the red onion, chilli, tuna, lemon zest, lemon juice, capers and parsley. Toss to mix thoroughly, then serve at once.