Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Tuna Whole Wheat Pasta with Buffalo Mozarella

I'm always craving for pasta dishes. I keep trying to find new ways to make it and now that I'm kinda sorta giving up red meat (well on weekdays anyways, teehee) I'm also trying to find new ways to make meals without it. I also happened to have some buffalo mozzarella (which is not always something we usually have here) in hand so I was thinking why not throw it into a pasta dish. Read the captions of the photos to see a step-by-step of this Tuna Whole Wheat Pasta meal!

Ingredients: Buffalo Mozzarella, Olives, Pimientos, Whole Wheat Pasta, Tuna, Garlic, Onions and Tomatoes.

You might be wondering what that little green round thing is. If you're a regular reader of my blog, you'll know that I use it a lot in the place of fresh lemon juice. This fruit is called a Kalamansi, and it's native to my country. It's sort of like a tiny lime but sweeter and in my opinion milder than a lemon. For this dish, I squirted the juice of one piece all over the tuna - this takes out the fishy smell and taste of the fish. Anyway, on to the recipe. Continue reading the captions of the photos for the step by step!

Fry the the onions and garlic in olive oil.

Meanwhile in a separate pot, cook the pasta.

After about a minute of frying the garlic and onions, add the tuna. Cook it for a few minutes.

Add the pimiento, chopped tomatoes and olives. Stir and let all the flavors infuse all together for a few more minutes.

Once pasta is cooked, transfer immediately to the tuna sauce and mix well.

Cut up the buffalo Mozzarella and toss together with the pasta.

Serve and Enjoy! Don't forget to shake some grated Parmesan on top for extra flavor!

Pretty easy to make right? I love how the mozzarella slightly melts once added to the still hot pasta. Yum! What have you guys been cooking lately?

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  1. Uma delícia e fácil.



  2. Nice recipe, I should totally try it! I'm following! Wanna follow back?:)

  3. love this post :)

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    XO MP.

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  5. This looks amazing! My husband hates tuna so I don't know if I could get him to eat it, but more for me then!

  6. Awesome, look amazing, tasty delicious <3
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  7. This looks sooo good! I've been browsing your blog and recipes and I love what I've seen so far! New follower :)