Linguine And Tuna With Spicy Orange Sauce

 

food & healthEnjoy a healthy and filling meal without guilt.

Ingredients

Coarse salt

8 ounces whole-wheat linguine

1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange zest

3/4 cup fresh orange juice (from 2 to 3 oranges)

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1 teaspoon red-pepper flakes, plus more for garnish

1 large bunch watercress (about 3 cups), tough ends trimmed, washed and well-dried

2 cans tuna (6 ounces each), packed in oil and drained

Directions

In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions; drain.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together orange zest, juice, oil, vinegar, mustard, and red-pepper flakes; season with salt. Add watercress and pasta, toss to combine. Scatter tuna over the top and sprinkle with red-pepper flakes if desired; serve

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