Tuna Rotini with Spinach and Tomatoes

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Tuna Rotini with Spinach and Tomatoes
Health Highlights
This quick, easy, and afforable meal is high in protein and full of flavour!


1/2 cup Pasta, Fusilli, dry
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
1/2 can drained Skipjack tuna, canned, in water
1 pinch Salt and pepper
3/4 cup Spinach


  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 garlic to a pan and turn to medium heat. Let simmer just until the garlic begins to sizzle.
  3. Add the tomatoes and tuna to the pan, turn to medium-low heat, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. When the pasta is cooked, scoop it out of the pot using a slotted spoon and add it directly to the pan. 
  5. Add the spinach and toss until the hot water from the pasta has wilted the spinach.
  6. Serve with an extra drizzle of olive oil over top, if needed.


Nutritional Highlights:

  • Spinach is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K.
  • Tuna is high in protein and contains heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. 

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 505
Calories from fat 148
Calories from saturated fat 28.6
Total Fat 16.4 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.8 g
Cholesterol 39 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Potassium 691 mg
Total Carbohydrate 58 g
Dietary Fiber 4.3 g
Sugars 9.4 g
Protein 34 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.6
Meat 1.1
Vegetables 1.7

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