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Ricette Italiane (Italian Recipes)

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Spaghetti al Salsa di Tonna

Recipe from: Annas_Mom_Erin
Servings: 4

A delicious fishy Italian recipe for spaghetti with tuna sauce. Only for seafood lovers.

2 tablespoons good quality olive oil
1 6 ounce can tuna in vegetable oil
3 ounces baby shrimp, optional
1 cup hot chicken broth or fish stock
1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil or parsley
ground black pepper, to taste
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
12 ounces spaghetti, uncooked

Cook the spaghetti the way you like it or according to package directions. Heat the 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Add the can of tuna not drained of its oil and break up into very small pieces. After cooking 5 minutes add the shrimp if you wish and cook another 5 minutes. If not using shrimp cook tuna about 10 minutes. Add the hot broth, pepper, and basil or parsley. Bring mixture to a slow bubble. Dissolve the cornstarch in the water and add to the sauce. Return to a simmer and simmer untill thickened about 5 minutes. Serve sauce over the hot cooked pasta with garlic bread, if you wish.


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