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Pasta with Tuna and Capers

We generally buy our seafood fresh from the local market and nothing can really beat the taste of the sea. However there is no shame opening up a can of tuna for a quick weekday meal. Considering the fish was a favorite of the ancient Phoenicians (And the Greeks and Romans loved it as well)…it’s already got a good reputation. With all the Omega3 that doctors keep saying we need to incorporate into our diet, this fish is heart healthy! I found this recipe in my cooking bible – The Family Circle Cooking Encyclopedia.  So there’s really no going wrong. The co-resident and I give this one a thumbs-up! So does Muesli, who thought the can of tuna was for her… 🙂
Pasta with Tuna and Capers
Cooking time: 20 mins

Serves: 4

What you need:
500 gms Pasta
¼ cup Olive Oil
4 cloves Garlic, minced
225 gm Tuna drained
60 gms Butter
1/3 cup Lemon Juice
2 Tbsp chopped Capers
½ tsp chopped Chilli

What to do:
Place pasta in a pan of boiling salted water and cook until just tender.
Heat oil in a pan, add garlic and chilli, cook 1 min. Add tuna and cook 2 mins longer. Add butter lemon juice and capers, stir into tuna and cook on low until heated through. Drain pasta, add to sauce and mix to combine. Serve hot.

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