Pasta With Tuna, Spinach, And Hot Pepper Recipe

Pasta with Tuna, spinach, and Hot Pepper Recipe

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Pasta With Tuna, Spinach, And Hot Pepper Recipe

Pasta with Tuna, spinach, and Hot Pepper Recipe

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By Deepu John

Published On: 04 Apr 2007

Rating: 5
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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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  • Dried fettuccini
    spaghetti or linguine - 1 pound
    (use wheat-free pasta for wheat-free version)
    Extra virgin olive oil - 1/2 cup
    Garlic pods(large) - 2 nos or more to taste
    (finely minced)
    Hot red pepper flakes - A generous pinch
    6-ounce cans tuna packed in olive oil
    drained - 2 nos
    Kosher salt
    Baby spinach - 1/2 - 3/4 pound


Step 1

Bring a large pot of well-salted water to a boil over high heat.

Step 2

Add the pasta and boil until al dente.

Step 3

While pasta cooks, heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium-low heat.

Step 4

Add the garlic and hot pepper flakes and cook until garlic is fragrant and sizzling.

Step 5

Add tuna and shred it into fine flakes with a fork.

Step 6

Season with salt.

Step 7

Keep warm over low heat.

Step 8

Just before the pasta is ready, set aside 1 cup of boiling water.

Step 9

Drain pasta and return it to the warm pot set over moderate heat.

Step 10

Depending on the size of your pot and skillet, either add the spinach and the tuna mixture to the pasta in the pasta pot, or add the drained pasta to the skillet with the tuna mixture and add the arugula.

Step 11

Toss vigorously with tongs, moistening with some of the reserved pasta water.

Step 12

:- The arugula will wilt in the heat of the pasta.

Step 13

:- Divide among warm bowls and serve immediately.



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