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Pasta al Tonno

Pasta al Tonno
This Recipe:
Skill Level:
Serves: 4
Start to Finish: 35 min
Prep: 15 min
Cook: 20 min
Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups penne pasta
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
2 14 1/2-ounce cans chopped tomatoes, with juice
Zest of 1 lemon
1 12-ounce can water-packed albacore tuna, drained
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper
2 cups coarsely shredded fresh spinach leaves, stems removed
 

Directions:

Cook pasta according to package directions; reserve 1/4 cup cooking water. Heat olive oil over medium heat; add onion and sauté until soft and golden. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until garlic is soft, approximately 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes and lemon zest; simmer until sauce begins to reduce and thicken, about 10 minutes. Add tuna; season with salt and pepper to taste. Add spinach leaves. As soon as they begin to wilt, toss with pasta and reserved cooking water.