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Shells with Tuna, Broccoli, and Red Onion

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Category: Pasta, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Olive Oil
  • 1/2 c Onion -- sliced thin
  • 2 Garlic Cloves -- crushed
  • 6 oz Tuna, Canned
  • 3 tb Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 tb Parsley -- chopped
  • 1 tb Lemon Zest -- grated
  • 1/2 ts Dried Oregano
  • 1/4 ts Black Pepper -- coarsely
  • Ground
  • 8 oz Medium Pasta Shells
  • 2 c Broccoli Florets And Stems
  • Cut into 1" pieces


1. Heat olive oil in a medium skillet over low heat; stir in onion and
garlic; saute 2 minutes (garlic shouldn't brown and onion should be
slightly crunchy). Remove from heat; add tuna, lemon juice, parsley, lemon
zest, oregano, and black pepper.

2. Cook the shells in plenty of boiling salted water for 5 minutes; add
the broccoli; cook until pasta is al dente and broccoli is tender, 5 to 7
minutes longer. Remove 1/4 cup of the pasta cooking water and add to tuna
sauce. Drain pasta; toss with tuna mixture and serve at once.

Makes 4 servings.

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