Sun Dried Tomato Tuna Tortellini

Sun Dried Tomato Tuna Tortellini

  • 8-ounces dry cheese tortellini
  • ¼ cup diced sun-dried tomatoes
  • ¼ cup diced dried shallots
  • 4-ounce package tomato pesto flavored tuna
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil (1 packet)
  • 1 Tbsp shelf stable parmesan cheese

At home pack the pasta and vegetables in a sandwich bag, sealing tightly. Pack the tuna, oil and cheese packets with it.

Add 4 cups 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.

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.

Serves 2.
For the pasta, we used 3 Cheese Tortellini by Barilla.
The flavored tuna was by Starkist.
The meal packaged weighs in at 15-ounces.
Nutritional stats are for for each serving, with the recipe making two servings: 674.5 calories, 25.5 grams fat, 33.5 grams protein, 7 grams fiber, 1155 mg sodium. 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.