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Pasta with White Beans and Tuna

No recipe image available.Pasta shells in an oregano-seasoned brothy sauce with tuna, sautéed onions and cannellini beans served in bowls topped with Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 (6-ounce) cans albacore solid white tuna in spring water, drained
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans
1 (14.5-ounce) can vegetable broth
3/4 teaspoon crushed dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
12 ounces medium pasta shells
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese for sprinkling

Cooking Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil for cooking pasta.
  2. Heat a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium high heat. Add tuna and onion and sauté for 3 minutes. Add beans (undrained), broth, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, or until slightly reduced.
  3. Meanwhile, cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions. Drain and mix with sauce, tossing until evenly coated. Place in individual serving bowls and top with Parmesan cheese.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.