Tuna & Mushroom Pasta

Tuna & Mushroom Pasta

The combination of tuna and mushroom in this pasta has a wonderful taste and is a powerhouse of weight loss friendly nutrition.

CAL P/SERVE
425
kJ P/SERVE
1780
FAT P/SERVE
7.6g
CARBS P/SERVE
42.9g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
42.7g
SUGAR P/SERVE
18.7g
SODIUM P/SERVE
320g
FAT
%
1.7%
ENERGY RDI%
20.4%

The health benefits of tuna are too many and varied to list here, but research has shown that it can help prevent obesity. Mushrooms are known as meat for vegetarians, and have virtually no fat.

Ingredients

  • 100g dry fettuccini
  • 200g tuna, spring water (approx 250g can drained)
  • 1/2 onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 8 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup light & creamy evaporative milk
  • 1 tsp seeded mustard
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp. chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Cooking spray
  • S & P to taste

Method

  1. Cook pasta as per instructions do not overcook, slightly undercook, drain and set aside.
  2. In a non stick frypan spray cooking spray and saute the onion until softened, around 5 mins, add a little water if needed.
  3. Add mushrooms and stir fry for 1 min, then add garlic and a little water.
  4. Now add the evaporated milk and simmer for a further 2 mins.  Season with lots of pepper (to taste) then add the pasta, seeded mustard, dijon mustard parsley and tuna and gently stir until fully incorporated, add some water if needed.
  5. Serve with a side salad.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:435g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1780 kJ 426 kJ
  425 Cal 102 Cal
Protein 42.7 g 9.8 g
Fat, total 7.6 g 1.7 g
- Saturated 2.6 g 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 42.9 g 9.8 g
- Sugars 18.7 g 4.3 g
Sodium 320 mg 74 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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