Tuna Nicoise Penne

Tuna Nicoise Penne
Tuna Nicoise Penne
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    This tasty dish takes everything that’s appealing about the traditional French Nicoise salad and transforms it into an easy weeknight supper. Colorful, flavorful, and healthful, this pasta is packed with protein, vegetables, and fresh basil, all with a family-friendly price tag. It can also be enjoyed room temperature as a pasta salad. 

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces penne pasta
    • 8 ounces green beans , trimmed and snapped or cut in half
    • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 large cloves garlic , thinly sliced
    • 1 heaping cup cherry tomatoes , halved
    • 2 five-ounce cans tuna , drained
    • 1/2 cup chopped kalamata olives
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • Parmesan cheese for serving

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1257 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 29 g 45.24%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.5%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 20 mg 6.67%
    • Sodium: 667 mg 27.8%
    • Calcium: 74 mg 7.44%
    • Potassium: 432 mg 12.34%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 10 mg 54.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 197 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 14 g 55.8%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 44 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 28.31%
    • Vitamin C 41.57%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch12
    • Exchange - Vegetables3
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total11 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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