Pasta with olives, capers + Tonnino tuna—and a giveaway

Win a lovely box of Tonnino Tuna. See below for details.

What are some ways you use tuna in recipes? Thanks to mercury, gone are the days when I ate a lot of tuna fish sandwiches. But it’s okay every once in a while, and I like adding it to to pasta dishes like this one. I love the saltiness of olives + capers together. That combination, mixed with high-quality tuna, Tonnino, makes for a tangy pasta sauce.

I’d love for you to win a few jars of Tonnino Tuna so you can make this dish or one of your favorites that include tuna.

All you have to do is:

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Two (2) lucky winners, chosen at random on Monday, February 21st, will receive an assortment of 3 jars of Tonnino Tuna.

Good luck!

1 pound whole wheat fettuccini (or other pasta that you prefer)
Extra-virgin olive oil, to coat bottom of pan
6 medium garlic cloves, chopped
2 tablespoons capers, rinsed
1/2 cup pitted green olives chopped
1/4 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
(I chopped the ingredients above in a food processor, the Ninja; it took all of 10 seconds, making it a quick dish to make.)
1/2 cup loosely packed, roughly chopped parsley (if you use a food processor, add parsley separately)
1 can Tonnino tuna (I used the one with oregano, but the jalapeno is a good option, too)
Sea salt, to taste
Freshly-ground black pepper

Make the sauce
Cook pasta in large pot of boiling water until al dente. Add olive oil and garlic in a large saute pan over medium heat. Cook until the garlic is lightly golden. Add capers, olives, and roasted red peppers. Cook for about 8-10 minutes. Toss with cooked pasta. Add parsley and tuna. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.

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