Tuna Lemon Pasta

A light and refreshing meal covering all the bases, and I didn’t heat up the house cooking it on such a hot summer day.

Tuna Lemon Pasta

2 Servings

Tuna Lemon Pasta

A light and refreshing meal covering all the bases, and I didn't heat up the house cooking it on such a hot summer day.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup penne pasta uncooked
  • 2/3 cup frozen french style green beans
  • 1 can (3 ounce) albacore solid white tuna in water drained
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1+1/2 tablespoons lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt if desired

Directions:

  1. Prepare pasta according package instructions.
  2. For last 3 minutes of pasta cooking, add the green beans to the pasta water.
  3. Drain pasta/veggies.
  4. In a small skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  5. Saute garlic for about 30 seconds.
  6. Toss in the tuna.
  7. Add lemon juice and remove from heat.
  8. Add the parmesan cheese, pepper and salt to the skillet.
  9. Fold in the pasta until coated well.
  10. Garnish with additional parmesan cheese if desired.
  11. Serve immediately.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2012/07/31/tuna-lemon-pasta/

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