Chef John Higgins, Director and Corporate Chef at George Brown College’s ChefSchool in Toronto, developed this easy and delicious recipe for Catelli® pasta’s newGourmet Family Meals for Under $10 cookbook. For every “share” of the recipe on Facebook, Catelli® pasta will donate a serving of pasta to Toronto food banks. Visitwww.facebook.com/catelli to download the cookbook free-of-charge.
Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 15 min
2 cups Catelli® SMART Pasta, Penne
100g Butter, chilled
30 ml Olive oil
6 cloves Fresh garlic, finely chopped
1 medium Red pepper, diced into small pieces
1 pc Green onions, diced into small pieces
1 Juiced lemon (squeeze well)
12 Black olives, cut in half, pits removed
12 Cherry tomatoes, cut in half
1 tin, 184g Tuna, tinned, chunky light, drained
75g Feta cheese, diced into medium pieces
15g Parsley, flat, chopped
Salt and pepper, to taste
Step 1: Prepare all the ingredients for the Catelli® Pasta dish, arrange in order as recipe.
Step 2: Cook the pasta in boiling salted water as per package instructions.
Step 3: When the pasta is ready, drain well and keep hot.
Step 4: While pasta is cooking, place the butter and olive oil in a medium skillet pan on medium heat. Add the garlic, cook for 30 seconds then add the peppers. Cook for another minute until peppers start to soften.
Step 5: Add the green onions, olives, lemon juice and cook for another minute. Add the tomatoes.
Step 6: Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Step 7: Add the hot cooked pasta, tuna, feta cheese and parsley to the rest of the ingredients. Mix gently, keeping the tuna as flaked as possible.
Step 8: Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Step 9: Ensure pasta is still hot throughout.
Step 10: Serve warm.
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