Sunday, June 17, 2007

Spinach & Tuna Tortellini

Prep: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 servings

16 oz spinach tortellini cooked according to package directions
1 tbs olive oil
1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic, minced
10 oz tomato juice
3-4 large roma tomatoes, diced
1 large can tuna, drained
1 tbs lemon juice
1 cup frozen spinach, thawed
Salt & Pepper

Heat olive oil in skillet, add pepper flakes and garlic and heat, add tomato juice, and bring to a boil. Add tomatoes & spinach, reduce heat to low. Add tuna & juice. Toss dressing over pasta. Salt & Pepper to Taste.

Tips & Tricks:
This gourmet, healthy tuna casserole is delcious as a main dish, or chilled as a pasta salad. For pasta salad, add julienne bell peppers & thinly sliced red onion after chilling.

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