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CHEF JEFF -- ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Tuna in Tomato Sauce with Linguine

Tuna and pasta: Here's another recipe that comes together speedily and well, making for an easy-to-make weeknight meals. Tuna in Tomato Sauce with Linguine 8-ounces linguine or spaghetti 1 8-ounce can imported oil-packed tuna 3 cloves garlic, min...

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Tuna and pasta: Here's another recipe that comes together speedily and well, making for an easy-to-make weeknight meals.

Tuna in Tomato Sauce with Linguine

8-ounces linguine or spaghetti

1 8-ounce can imported oil-packed tuna

3 cloves garlic, minced

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1 15-ounce can tomato sauce

1 teaspoon dried marjoram

½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper

¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Prepare pasta according to manufacturer's instructions. Meanwhile cook tuna with its oil and garlic over medium heat in a medium skillet until the garlic is golden, about 3 minutes.

Stir in the tomato sauce, marjoram and pepper. Lower heat; simmer to blend flavors, about 15 minutes.

Drain pasta; place in a large bowl. Add sauce; toss to coat pasta. Top with grated Parmesan cheese.

Yield: Serves 4.

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Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 382 calories, 18 percent of calories from fat, 8 grams fat (2 grams saturated), 15 milligrams cholesterol, 50 grams carbohydrates, 28 grams protein, 836 milligrams sodium, 4 grams fiber.

Grab more food tidbits at the Chef Jeff blog at GrandForksHerald.com.

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