Need a quick pasta dish that's flavorful and colorful? This penne pasta dinner-for-two combines leeks, baby spinach, tuna and sun-dried tomatoes--and it's ready in just 20 minutes!

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • In a large saucepan cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return to saucepan.

  • Meanwhile, in a 10-inch skillet heat oil over medium-low. Add leeks and garlic; cook 5 to 7 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Turn off heat. Add spinach; stir until slightly wilted.

  • Stir spinach mixture into pasta. Stir in tuna, Italian dressing and dried tomatoes. If desired, sprinkle with cracked black pepper.

Nutrition Facts

305.3 calories; protein 16g 32% DV; carbohydrates 41.1g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 6.9g 28% DV; sugars 5.6g; fat 10.6g 16% DV; saturated fat 1.3g 6% DV; cholesterol 12.5mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 4252.8IU 85% DV; vitamin c 24.1mg 40% DV; folate 130.4mcg 33% DV; calcium 82.2mg 8% DV; iron 5.6mg 31% DV; magnesium 116.6mg 42% DV; potassium 287.8mg 8% DV; sodium 421.8mg 17% DV.