Bowties with Tuna

This pasta and tuna one-dish dinner can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. Save this recipe for a night when you need a meal in a hurry.

Bowties with Tuna
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins Cook 17 mins


  • 12 ounces bowtie pasta
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 24 ounce jar roasted red peppers, drained and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup tomato juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 6 ounce cans albacore tuna packed in water, drained

Make It

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions, about 12 minutes, reserving 1/4 cup of pasta water. Return pasta to pot.

2. Meanwhile, place garlic, roasted red peppers, onion, olive oil, capers, vinegar, Italian seasoning and tomato juice in a blender. Puree until smooth, then pour into a small saucepan. Stir in salt and pepper.

3. Simmer over medium heat for 5 minutes. Pour over pasta and stir to combine. Gently stir in tuna; serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 451, Fat, total (g): 7, chol. (mg): 24, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 70, fiber (g): 7, pro. (g): 25, sodium (mg): 747, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.