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Penne with Tuna, Peas and Broccoli

No recipe image available.A quick and easy pasta toss with tuna, peas and broccoli in a creamy garlic sauce, served with a sprinkling of freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (6.5-ounce) can albacore solid white tuna in spring water, drained
2 cloves large garlic, minced
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
6 ounces penne pasta
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
1 cup broccoli florets
1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, break up tuna in a medium bowl with the garlic. Mix in yogurt and black pepper.
  3. When the water reaches a rolling boil, add salt and pasta. Cook until pasta is almost done, about 7 minutes. Add peas and broccoli into pasta water. Continue cooking until pasta is tender and vegetables are crisp, 3 to 5 minutes more.
  4. Drain pasta and vegetables; toss with tuna, parsley and olive oil. Serve at once with Parmesan cheese on the side.

Makes 2 to 3 servings.