Tuna and Broccoli Penne

Tuna and Broccoli Penne

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 386.8
  • Total Fat: 2.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.8 mg
  • Sodium: 582.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 66.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.1 g
  • Protein: 23.2 g

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This is a delicious, fast, and easy to make recipe that will leave everybody smiling. This is a delicious, fast, and easy to make recipe that will leave everybody smiling.
Number of Servings: 3


    2 Cups (approx. 230g) Whole Wheat Penne
    2 Cups Broccoli florets
    3/4 Cup chicken broth
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 tbsp dijon mustard
    1 tbsp lemon juice
    1 tsp corn starch
    1/8 - 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
    1 can chunk light tuna (in water), drained


Makes 3 servings. Feel free to add more veggies - like mushrooms or bell peppers to stretch it further.

In large saucepan, cook pasta according to package directions. Add broccoli to pasta for the last 2 minutes of cooking time. Drain.

Meanwhile, whisk together chicken broth, garlic, mustard, lemon juice, cornstarch and red pepper flakes. Pour into skillet and bring to boil; simmer 2 minutes. Add tuna; heat through.

Add drained penne and broccoli to skillet, toss lightly to combine. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LINDSB1986.

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  • I REALLY liked this recipe, even though I didn't have dijon mustard or cornstarch (I could have sworn we had both those things. Where did they go?) and also I don't like pepper so I left it out. It was still so delicious! I'll definitely be making this one again. Thanks! - 2/10/11

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  • Very good recipe. I made it with rotini instead of penne and my kids really liked it... next time I think I *might* try it with garden rotini. - 6/27/09

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