Recipe

Tuna and mushroom pasta

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Tuna and mushroom pasta
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 200 gram mushroom cups, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 375 gram large pasta shells
  • 300 millilitre tub thickened cream
  • 425 gram can tuna in oil, drained, flaked
  • 1 lemon, zest finely grated, juiced
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan

Method

Tuna and mushroom pasta
  • 1
    Heat oil in a large flying pan on high. Saute onion 2-3 minutes, until tender. Add mushrooms and saute 3-4 minutes, until golden. Stir tomato paste through.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions. Drain, reserving 1/3 cup cooking water.
  • 3
    Pour cream into pan with mushrooms. Simmer 1-2 minutes, until thickened slightly.
  • 4
    Add pasta with reserved liquid, tuna, zest and juice. Season to taste and toss well. Toss parsley and parmesan through to serve.

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