Penne Pasta with Tuna & Tomato Sauce.

  • 2 (6 oz) cans
    chunk light tuna in water
  • 2 (14.5 oz) cans
    diced tomatoes
  • 4 cloves
    garlic
  • 1 oz
    Parmesan cheese
  • 12 oz
    penne pasta
  • 1 medium
    yellow onion
  •  
    black pepper
  •  
    crushed red pepper
  •  
    extra virgin olive oil
  •  
    Italian seasoning
  •  
    salt
  • 1
    Fill a large pot halfway with water, cover, and bring to a boil. Uncover, add salt and pasta, and stir for a few seconds. Cook until desired firmness, 8-10 minutes. Drain.
    about 14 cups water
    2 tbsp salt
    12 oz (4 ½ cups) penne pasta
  • 2
    Heat a sauté pan over medium heat.
  • 3
    Peel and small dice onion. Peel and mince garlic.
    1 medium yellow onion
    4 cloves garlic
  • 4
    Coat bottom of pan with oil. Add onion and, stirring frequently, cook until softened, 3-4 minutes.
    about 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 5
    Add garlic and pepper; cook until fragrant, 15-30 seconds.
    ¼ tsp crushed red pepper
  • 6
    Add tomatoes, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook until sauce begins to thicken, 5-6 minutes.
    2 (14.5 oz) cans diced tomatoes
    ½ tsp Italian seasoning
    ½ tsp salt
    ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 7
    Grate ¼ cup of Parmesan.
    1 oz Parmesan cheese
  • 8
    Drain tuna and stir into the sauce. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
    2 (6 oz) cans chunk light tuna in water
  • 9
    Add pasta and toss to coat.
  • 10
    To serve, place pasta in a bowl and sprinkle with Parmesan. Enjoy!