Creamy Tuna Penne Pasta Recipe

CREAMY TUNA PENNE PASTA RECIPE

A delicious creamy dish to delight every pasta lover out there. Enjoy this tasty yet healthy satisfying tuna penne pasta dish which is very simple to make, and the best part is, it is budget friendly!

Give in to your pasta cravings with this creamy tuna penne pasta recipe. Just cook the pasta, then make the sauce by sauteeing garlic, onion, tuna and mushrooms. Add in cream and milk, then lastly, the grated cheese. Toss in the pasta, mix and enjoy!

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HOW TO COOK CREAMY TUNA PENNE PASTA RECIPE

      Start cooking this pasta dish by boiling water in a pot to cook the pasta. Once the water is boiling, add in salt. Drop pasta and cook for 10 to 13 minutes or until its al dente. Drain pasta and set aside.

     To cook the sauce, melt in margarine in a pan. Sauté white onion, then add garlic once onions are translucent. Pour in tuna flakes and stir. Once boiling, add the mushrooms. Pour in all purpose cream then mix. Add in evaporated milk and continue to stir. Add grated cheese and stir until cheese dissolves in the sauce. Season with black pepper.

     Toss in the cooked pasta and mix until pasta is well coated in sauce. Transfer to a plate, serve and enjoy.

Where can we buy penne pasta?

Penne pasta can be bought in supermarkets and groceries. Nowadays, you can also find them in some local public markets where they are sold in kilos. 

Tips on Cooking this Tuna Pasta recipe

  • You can use the hot and spicy century tuna variant if you prefer a spicy taste.
  • You can use other brands of tuna in oil.
  • Make sure the pasta is cooked al dente so that it wouldn’t be soggy once you mix it with the hot sauce.
  • In cooking the pasta, make sure that you stir it occasionally to prevent it from sticking in the pot.

Level: Easy

Yield: 6 serving

Cooking time: 30 minutes

A solid pasta lover? Check out more pasta recipes that you can try like Easy Chicken Pesto Pasta, Spanish Sardines Pasta and Creamy Garlic Shrimp and Bacon Pasta.

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CREAMY TUNA PENNE PASTA RECIPE

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 286kcal
Cost: $7

Ingredients

  • 2 cans Tuna flakes 155g each
  • 1 pc Onion minced
  • 82.5 grams Cheese
  • 300 grams Penne Pasta
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 can Mushrooms 155g
  • 185 ml Evaporated milk
  • 1 pack All purpose cream 250ml
  • 1.5-2 liters Penne Pasta
  • 1 tbsp Salt for cooking pasta
  • 25 grams Margarine
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper

Instructions

  • Heat a pot and pour in water.
  • Once water is boiling, add in salt.
  • Drop pasta in the boiling water.
  • Cook pasta for 10 to 13 minutes or until its al dente.
  • Drain pasta and set aside.
  • On a pan, melt in margarine.
  • Sauté white onion, then add garlic once onions are translucent.
  • Pour in tuna flakes and stir.
  • Once boiling, add the mushrooms.
  • Pour in all purpose cream then mix.
  • Add in evaporated milk and continue to stir.
  • Add grated cheese and stir until cheese dissolves in the sauce.
  • Season with black pepper.
  • Toss in cooked pasta and mix until pasta is well coated in sauce.
  • Transfer to a plate, serve and enjoy.

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Nutrition

Serving: 575g | Calories: 286kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.24g | Protein: 16.82g | Fat: 15.57g | Saturated Fat: 7.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.84g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.92g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 1651mg | Potassium: 350mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5.32g | Vitamin A: 618IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 1.25mg

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