Sun Dried Tomato Tuna Tortellini



Sun Dried Tomato Tuna Tortellini
Recipe Type: Dinner
Cuisine: One pot Meals
Author: Sarah
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 2
Description Cheese pasta tossed with tomatoes and flavored tuna.
  • 8 oz cheese tortellini
  • 1⁄4 c diced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1⁄4 c diced dried shallots
  • 4 oz package tomato pesto flavored tuna
  • 1 T extra virgin olive oil (1 packet)
  • 1 T shelf stable parmesan cheese
  • 4 c water
  1. At home pack the pasta and vegetables in a sandwich bag, sealing tightly. Pack the tuna, oil and cheese packets with it.
  2. Put the water and the contents of the pasta bag in your pot. Bring to a boil. Once the water boils, lower the heat on your stove and simmer for a couple minutes. Turn off the stove and let sit for 5 minutes. In cool temperatures put the pot in a cozy to retain heat.
  3. Drain off any remaining water carefully, then mix in the oil and tuna. Heat up if desired for a couple seconds, sprinkle in the cheese.
For the pasta, we used 3 Cheese Tortellini by Barilla. The flavored tuna was by Starkist.[br]The meal packaged weighs in at 15-ounces.[br]Nutritional stats are for for each serving, with the recipe making two servings:[br]674.5 calories, 25.5 grams fat, 33.5 grams protein, 7 grams fiber, 1155 mg sodium.[br]This was based on the products used, other brands will vary. To lower the sodium use plain tuna and look for tortellini with a lower sodium content.[br]For more flavor, add in more cheese.