Tuna carbonara

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  • Tuna Carbonara
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Recipe type:
Main Dish
Number of serving:
4 servings
15 min
Cook time:
35 min
Ready in:
50 min
Very Easy


- 1 kilo pasta (spaghetti, fettucini, cooked accdg. to packaging directions)
- 1/3 cup butter
- 1 large head garlic (the whole thing; not the clove), peeled and minced
- 3 medium white onions, peeled and finely chopped
- 1 can (420 gm) Century Tuna Flakes in Vegetable Oil, drained
- 1 can (420 gm) Century Tuna Flakes, Hot and Spicy, drained
- 1 can Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom
- 1 pouch Nestle Cream
- 1 cup evaporated milk
- 1 cup button mushrooms (canned), sliced
- 1 medium carrots, peeled and finely chopped
- 1 medium red bell pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped
- 1 medium green bell pepper, cored, seeded and finely chopped
- 1 stalk, celery, finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon . dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon . dried basil
- 1 tablespoon . ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon . salt


Step 1

Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Melt the butter. Add garlic, saute for about a minute and add onion, saute for another minute.

Step 2

Add the tuna flakes, make sure they are drained well. Saute for 5 minutes, stirring often with care. Add Nestle Cream.

Step 3

Then, add the evaporated milk. Pour on Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom. Add sliced mushroom.

Step 4

Reduce heat to low. Stirring constantly to avoid the ingredients sticking on the pan’s bottom.

Step 5

Scrap up also the browned bits on the side of the pan. Cook for about 10 minutes. Simmering the sauce slowly.

Step 6

Add carrots, red and green bell peppers. Cook for about 2 minutes.

Step 7

Add celery. And season with dried oregano, basil, black pepper and salt. Cook for another minute. Remove from fire.

Step 8

Pour the sauce over still-warm cooked pasta.

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I don't like celery because a bitch named "Celerina" they sound the same whenever I mention the word celery, I feel like I am saying that evil bitch's name.

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baby_chelle2310, 27/04/2012

Will try this weekend..thanks :)

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Im tryin it now

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Yummy hhhmmm

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