Cheese Tortellini With Tuna Recipe

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  • 1 x tuna steak - (abt 6 ounce) see * Note
  • 1 pkt refrigerated reduced-fat cheese tortellini - (9 ounce) Nonstick cooking spray as needed
  • 1 c. finely-minced red bell pepper
  • 1 c. finely-minced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 c. finely-minced onion
  • 3/4 tsp fennel seeds crushed
  • 1/2 c. evaporated skimmed lowfat milk
  • 2 tsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/2 tsp freshly-grnd black pepper


  1. * Note: Substitute 1 (6-oz) can tuna packed in water, liquid removed, for tuna steak. Omit step 1.
  2. Grill or possibly broil tuna 4 inches from heat source till fish just begins to flake, about 7 to 9 min, turning once. Remove and throw away skin. Cut tuna into chunks; set aside.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain; set aside.
  4. Spray large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Add in bell peppers, onion and fennel seeds; cook over medium heat till crisp-tender.
  5. Whisk together lowfat milk, flour, mustard and black pepper in small bowl till smooth; add in to skillet. Cook till thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in tuna and pasta; reduce heat to low and simmer till heated through, about 3 min. Serve immediately.
  6. This recipe yields 4 servings.
  7. Comments: Cheese tortellini and tuna both provide good sources of protein. Add in a green salad to complete this delicious meal.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 100g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 50  
Calories from Fat 8 16%
Total Fat 0.94g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.31g 1%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Potassium 163mg 5%
Total Carbs 6.36g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 5%
Sugars 3.44g 2%
Protein 4.23g 7%
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