My Plate Inspired: Tuna with Pasta Recipe

By Sara Mae Danish | March 27, 2013

Pasta Tuna

Pasta Tuna

Is pasta your go-to weeknight dinner? For a lot of us, pasta is a quick meal that is not only economical but extremely tasty and filling. The problem with this hearty refined carb is that it pairs so beautifully with unhealthy sauces that add more calories than nutrition!

I love pasta–it’s simple, a great flavor vehicle and provides a fantastic weeknight dinner when time is of the essence. The key to making it healthy is to know that it can be just as tasty with smart choices. I pack loads of flavor, veggies and protein into this pasta tuna recipe. These additions will fill you up and you’ll find yourself eating less pasta and more of the delicious veggies and beans!


Other great recipes using tuna:

Deconstructed Salad Nicoise

Tuna Tartare with Potato Pancakes

Seared Tuna Steaks with New Potatoes


Deconstructed Salade Nicoise Recipe

By Sara Mae Danish | March 20, 2013

Salad Nicoise

There are several interpretations of the ever-popular nicoise salad, but it would not be a true nicoise without tuna, hard-boiled eggs, olives, and green beans. I beefed up the proteins and carbs to add substance, which allow this nicoise to be served as a main course for a light lunch or dinner.

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