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Artichoke Tuna Toss

 Artichoke Tuna Toss
"I do volunteer work one evening a week and leave a meal behind for my family," relates Emily Perez of Alexandria, Virginia. "On one occasion, I left this made-in-minutes medley. When I came home, my husband said it was the best pasta dish I'd ever fixed!"
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 3-1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 packages (4.6 ounces each) garlic and olive oil vermicelli mix
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and quartered
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) light water-packed tuna
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 4 to 6 garlic cloves, minced


  • In a saucepan, bring water and butter to a boil. Stir in the
  • vermicelli with contents of seasoning packets, artichokes, tuna,
  • peas, oil, vinegar and garlic.
  • Return to a boil; cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until
  • vermicelli is tender. Let stand for 5 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 266 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 687 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 14 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.