Cheap & Easy Pasta

Cheap & Easy Pasta

High Protein! You can switch the pasta to a gluten-free variety if required!
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 20 min 30 min 1

Ingredients


1 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
3/4 cup Spinach
1 clove(s) Garlic (chopped)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/2 can drained White tuna, canned in oil, drained
1/2 cup Pasta, Fusilli, dry

Instructions


1. Bring a pot of water to a boil and add the pasta. Set the timer according to package directions (generally 8 – 12 minutes).

2. Add the olive oil and chopped garlic to a pan and turn to medium heat. Let simmer just until the garlic begins to sizzle, then add the tomatoes and tuna and turn to medium-low heat. Season with salt and pepper.

3. When the pasta is cooked scoop it out of the pot using a slotted spoon and add it directly to the pan. Add the spinach and toss until the hot water from the pasta has wilted the spinach.

Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 580
Calories from fat 201
Calories from saturated fat 29.5
Total Fat 22.3 g
Saturated Fat 3.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.1 g
Cholesterol 27.6 mg
Sodium 383 mg
Potassium 943 mg
Total Carbohydrate 60 g
Dietary Fiber 4.6 g
Sugars 5.9 g
Protein 35 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Grain 2.6
Meat 1.2
Vegetables 2.6

Energy sources


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Notes:

Spinach

is an excellent source of vitamin K, carotenes and vitamin C

Tuna

is a heart-healthy Omega 3 and a high quality protein

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