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Tuna Italiano

Chinese Five Spice Powder in Sweet and Sour Pasta

Tuna Italiano uses tuna packed in olive oil with garlic, onion, black olives, garbanzo beans and penne pasta.


3 tablespoons olive oil
1 clove garlic, sliced
1 white onion, diced
1 cup water
2 6-ounce cans tuna in olive oil
1 6-ounce can pitted black olives
1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 pound penne pasta
1/4 cup grated Romano cheese


Penne Pasta In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute garlic in oil until golden. Stir in onion and water and cook until onion is soft. Stir in the tuna with its oil, olives, beans, garlic salt and pepper. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer while pasta is cooking.

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Toss pasta with tuna mixture, top with Romano and serve.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 629; Total Fat: 26g; Cholesterol: 34mg; Sodium: 913mg; Carbohydrates: 73g; Fiber: 7g; Protein: 28g

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