Spicy Tuna and Tomato Sauce with Fettuccine

Spicy Tuna and Tomato Sauce with Fettuccine


"It may sound unusual, but you've got to give this deliciously different dish a try...you'll find that it's easy to make and the combination of picante sauce, tuna and peas makes it absolutely scrumptious."
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40 m servings 351 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 351 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 2.7 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 53.6g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 26.6 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 1011 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat the picante sauce, celery and peas in a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Stir in the tuna. Cook until the celery is tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add the fettuccine to the saucepan and toss to coat. Sprinkle with the parsley and cheese.


  • Easy Substitution: You can substitute 1 can (12.5 ounces) Swanson(R) Premium White Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained, for the tuna in this recipe.



I was looking for something different to try and came across this recipe. I followed the ingredients to a 'T' and also added a bit more spices. I wasn't a bad dish. The tuna fish is just unexpe...

This dish was super-easy to make. Think homemade biscuits would be good with it! The taste just didn't do if for me, though. If I make it again, I'll use chicken instead of the tuna.

I used a fresh grilled tuna steak and homemade pasta for this and it was much better. I understand that this is a "budget" dish, for lack of a better word. But it made all the difference in the ...

We liked this very much. I used a good quality jarred tuna in olive oil. I think it makes a difference. Honestly, I didn't think the combination of celery, peas, tuna and picante sauce would ...

I followed the recipe exactly and no one in my family enjoyed it.