1/3/11

Tuna Pasta El Fresco

Ingredients:

2 cans of tuna ~ drained & flaked
1/2 package of whole wheat pasta
1 cup frozen corn niblets
1 cup frozen sweet peas
1/4 cup walnut oil
1/2 to 1-1/2 cups Parmesan Cheese (to taste)

Directions:

1.) Cook the pasta according to the package

2.) Open, Drain & then Flake the tuna (done best with a fork)

3.) In a microwave safe bowl place frozen peas & corn with a 1/4 cup of water, cover with a towel and then microwave until tender when squeezed (add salt & pepper to the top of the corn & peas before microwaving)

4.) Drain any excess liquid from the steamed veggies

5.) Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl & toss thoroughly until all ingredients are coated with the walnut oil

6.) Add the Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup at a time & toss with the pasta mix, tasting after each mix until it suits your taste buds!

Tip: For a bit of extra kick dice in some Serrano chili's or even better 1/2 a container of Pico Di Gallo :)