Prep Time: 15 mins | 2 Servings

Lemon & Pepper Tuna and Asparagus Penne

Bumble Bee Seafood

Lemon & Pepper Tuna and Asparagus Penne

Prep Time: 15 mins | 2 Servings

Lemon & Pepper Tuna and Asparagus Penne

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Ingredients

  • 1 pouch Bumble Bee® Lemon & Pepper Seasoned Tuna
  • 8 ounces dry penne pasta
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided use
  • 1 large shallot, sliced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 lemon, seeds removed, sliced thin, or zest of 1 lemon zest (Meyer lemons recommended)
  • 2 sundried tomatoes, finely sliced
  • 1/2 pound asparagus, ends trimmed, cut into 1” pieces
  • 3-4 sprigs mint, leaves torn

Directions

Boil pasta according to package insturctions in lightly salted water.

Heat 3 tablespoons oil over medium heat in a saute pan.

Add shallot and lemon slices and cook until wilted, approximately 2-3 minutes.

With 2 minutes remaining in pasta cooking time, add asparagus and tomatoes to the pasta cooking water.

Drain pasta-asparagus-tomatoes, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.

Add Lemon & Pepper Seasoned Tuna, pasta, asparagus, tomatoes, and reserved pasta water to the shallots and lemons.

Bring to a simmer and stir to combine.

Divide between 2 plates. Drizzle with remaining olive oil and top with mint leaves.