Recipe: J’Something’s creamy tuna pasta

With the cool weather all we are looking for is comfort, but this doesn’t mean you should spend hours of your day making stews and soups, J'Something share a simple pasta dish to ease the cravings

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Looking for the perfect comfort meal to beat the weekend winter blues? Mi Casa front man, J’Something has a treat in store for you. And no, you do not have to spend hours in front of a stove making a pot of stew or soup.

All it takes is a dash of love and scoopfuls of simplicity to pull off his creamy tuna pasta.

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 INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 onion, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves roughly chopped

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½ cup of chicken stock

200g mixed mushroom cups, sliced

375g penne pasta

250ml cream

2 tsp chili flakes (optional)

2 cans tuna in oil, drained, flaked

1 lemon, zest finely grated, juiced

1/4 cup parsley, chopped

1/4 cup grated Parmesan

1 tsp ground black pepper

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METHOD

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan on high. Fry the onion 2-3 minutes, until tender. Add the garlic and chilli flakes. Add mushrooms and sauté 3-4 minutes, until golden. Add the wine and let it cook down.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions. Drain, and save 1/3 cup of the pasta water.
  3. Add tuna and black pepper, stir it in and then pour the cream into the pan. Simmer 1-2 minutes, until thickened slightly.
  4. Add pasta, lemon zest and season to taste and toss well. Toss parsley and parmesan through. Serve and enjoy!

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