Spaghettini with tuna, lemon & capers

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

1 to 2 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 250 g spaghetti or spaghettini pasta
  • 170-g can tuna , drained
  • 2 green onions , sliced
  • 1 tbsp capers , drained
  • generous pinch salt
  • generous pinch dried oregano leaves
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Fill a large saucepan with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Finely grate 1 tsp (5 mL) peel from lemon. Cut lemon in half. Wrap and refrigerate half for another use.
  • When water boils, add pasta. Boil until al dente, 8 minutes. Then ladle 1/2 cup (125 mL) pasta water into a small measuring cup. Drain pasta and place in a large bowl. Crumble in tuna. Stir in onions, lemon peel, capers, salt and oregano. Then squeeze in juice from lemon half. Add oil and 1/4 cup (50 mL) pasta water. Stir to evenly mix. Taste and add some of the remaining water if noodles aren’t saucy enough.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 622,
  • Protein
  • 31.5 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 85.9 g,
  • Fat
  • 16.1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5.1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 360 mg.

Light, tangy and easy! Choose this when you don’t want a heavy pasta.