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Thursday, January 03 2013

Tuna fish can easily substitute for anchovies in this pasta main-dish recipe that's ready to serve in less than 30 minutes.


Spaghetti with Tomato, Green Pepper and Anchovy
Recipe from 
Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 18 mins
     tablespoons  olive oil
       large green pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
       cloves garlic, chopped
     tins (2 ounces each)  anchovies in oil, drained (see Note)
     pints  grape tomatoes, halved (about 4 cups)
    1/4  teaspoon  salt
    1/4  teaspoon  black pepper
     pound  uncooked spaghetti
    1/2  cup  shredded Parmesan cheese
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
Heat 2 tablespoons the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add green pepper and cook 2 minutes. Add garlic and anchovies and cook for 1 minute, mashing anchovies with spoon.
Add tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes, stirring.
While sauce is cooking, prepare pasta following package directions. Drain, reserving 1 cup cooking water.
Toss pasta with tomato mixture and remaining tablespoon olive oil. Add 1/4 cup pasta water if needed. Serve with cheese.
Note: If desired, use a 6-ounce can of tuna instead of anchovies.
nutrition information
Per serving: Calories 437, Total Fat 13 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Cholesterol 18 mg, Sodium 660 mg, Carbohydrate 62 g, Fiber 3 g, Protein 19 g. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet 
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