Spaghetti With Eggplant Tuna And Capers Recipe

Spaghetti with eggplant, tuna, and capers is a flavorful and satisfying pasta dish. The eggplant is sautéed until golden brown and then combined with canned tuna, capers, garlic, and red pepper flakes for a burst of flavor. The mixture is tossed with cooked spaghetti and finished with a sprinkle of fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese. This dish is perfect for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, and it can be enjoyed hot or cold.

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Ingredients for Spaghetti With Eggplant Tuna And Capers Recipe

  • 1.33 ounce Spaghetti
  • 0.33 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.17 Medium Eggplant, Diced
  • 0.33 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.08 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 0.33 tablespoon Capers, Drained
  • 0.17 can Tuna, Drained
  • as required Fresh Parsley, For Garnish
  • as required Grated Parmesan Cheese, For Garnish

Directions: Spaghetti With Eggplant Tuna And Capers Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 2.Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the eggplant and cook until golden brown and tender.
  • STEP 3.Add the garlic, red pepper flakes, and capers to the skillet. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • STEP 4.Add the canned tuna and break it up with a fork. Cook for another 2-3 minutes until heated through.
  • STEP 5.Add the cooked spaghetti to the skillet and toss to combine. Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  • STEP 6.Serve the spaghetti with eggplant, tuna, and capers hot or cold, garnished with fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose a firm and shiny eggplant for the best texture and flavor.
  • If you prefer a spicier dish, add more red pepper flakes to taste.
  • Leftover spaghetti can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Reheat the spaghetti gently in the microwave or on the stovetop.
  • Serve the spaghetti hot or cold, depending on your preference.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and grated Parmesan cheese for added flavor.
Nutrition
value
53
calories per serving
3 g Fat1 g Protein6 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    3g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Carbs
    6g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    6g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    3g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    35mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    773mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    33mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    32mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    19mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    31mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp