The sauce for this pasta recipe comes together quickly in one skillet while your spaghetti noodles cook on the next burner. Zucchini, fragrant basil, fresh tomato, and canned tuna combine to make a sensational topping for the whole-grain spaghetti in this 30-minute meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.

  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add zucchini and cook for about 3 minutes or until just tender. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds more. Add the pasta, 2 tablespoons of the basil (or parsley), salt, and pepper. Heat through.

  • Top with tuna, and sprinkle with chopped tomato, Parmesan, and the remaining 2 tablespoons basil (or parsley).

Nutrition Facts

299.7 calories; protein 18.9g 38% DV; carbohydrates 33.5g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 4.3g 17% DV; sugars 4.4g; fat 10.3g 16% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterol 20.5mg 7% DV; vitamin a iu 510.5IU 10% DV; vitamin c 20.5mg 34% DV; folate 27.9mcg 7% DV; calcium 83mg 8% DV; iron 2.8mg 16% DV; magnesium 23.3mg 8% DV; potassium 394.1mg 11% DV; sodium 419.4mg 17% DV.