Bow Tie Tuna Florentine

Bow Tie Tuna Florentine

by Victor Renaud 6 months ago
4.4 (9)
30 minutes
437.3 kcal
53.4 g carbs
Description

A classy version of tuna casserole. A creamy pesto sauce with spinach, bow tie pasta and tuna. Serve with warm French bread and wine for an elegant 'hot dish.'

Ingredients
  • 1 (8 ounce) package farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 ¼ cups milk
  • 1 (1.2 ounce) package creamy pesto sauce mix
  • 2 cups fresh spinach, rinsed and thinly sliced
  • ½ cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 3 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained
  • 3 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped
Directions
  1. 1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. 2. In a large saucepan, melt the margarine over medium-high heat. Add milk and pesto sauce mix; bring to a boil stirring constantly with a wire whisk until well blended and boiling. Reduce heat and add spinach and mushrooms. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. 3. Add cooked pasta, tuna and tomatoes, stirring gently to coat. Cook 3 to 5 minutes until thoroughly heated.
Nutrition Facts
serving: 4 servings
calories: 437.3 kcal
carbohydrates: 53.4 g
protein: 37 g
saturated fat: 2.5 g
cholesterol: 34.4 mg
sodium: 663.9 mg
fiber: 3.7 g
sugar: 7.1 g
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