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Seafood Recipes

Angel Hair Tuna with Red Chile Flakes, Lemon and Olive Oil

Tags: featured 20, 600 calories or less, stove, 30 minutes or less, main course, pasta, tuna

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Calories: 

713

Total Fat: 

24g

Protein:  

35g

Total Time: 

21-23 minutes

Prep Time: 

15 minutes

Cook Time: 

6-8 minutes

Yield: 

4 servings

Ingredients

6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves, slivered
1 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 lemon, zested and juiced
2 (5 ounce) cans tuna packed in water, drained
1 cup fresh spinach, chopped or 10 ounces frozen spinach, thawed and drained
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 pound angel hair pasta, cooked

Directions

1) Set skillet over medium heat and add the olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes. Warm for 2-3 minutes to infuse the oil and cook the garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Add lemon zest and juice. Remove from heat.

2) While still warm, combine tuna, spinach, the infused oil and cheese. Toss gently with forks or tongs until mixed thoroughly. Add pasta and toss again. Transfer to a large serving bowl or platter.


Chef’s Tip: For an added crunch, top with panko bread crumbs before serving.

Nutritional Information per Serving

Calories: 713

Total Fat: 24

Protein: 35g