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Lemon Fettuccine with Tuna

Good for using canned tuna without mayonnaise.


  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 small lemons (squeeze zest and juice)
  • 3 tsp. minced fresh garlic
  • 1/3 cup drained and julienne cut (rehydrate in hot water), sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup cold butter cut into pieces
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  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 can Tuna
  • 1/2 pound cooked according to package directions, fettuccine
  • 3 Tbsp. toasted pine nuts
  • Grated Parmesan cheese
  • Chopped fresh basil


In large skillet, in hot oil, saute garlic. Add tomatoes and lemon juice; saute 1 minute longer. Add cold butter, lemon zest, parsley and oregano.

Stir until butter has melted and mixture has thickened slightly; remove from heat. Gently fold in Chicken of the Sea Tuna.

Pour tuna lemon mixture over fettuccine; gently toss until cooked. Sprinkle with pine nuts, Parmesan cheese and fresh basil.

Makes 2 to 4 servings.

Servings: 4
Time:10 Minutes Preparation Time
25 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: Chicken of the Sea Tuna


By LRP from LWL MA

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March 9, 20100 found this helpful

This sounds so yummy! I am going to give it a try :-)

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July 21, 20100 found this helpful

I made this last night to the delight of all. A definite keeper. Thank you for sharing your wonderful recipe.

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