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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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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

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  • 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 calories; protein 16g; carbohydrates 41.1g; dietary fiber 6.9g; sugars 5.6g; fat 10.6g; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 12.5mg; vitamin a iu 4252.8IU; vitamin c 24.1mg; folate 130.4mcg; calcium 82.2mg; iron 5.6mg; magnesium 116.6mg; potassium 287.8mg; sodium 421.8mg.
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