Angel Hair Pasta with Fresh Tuna

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 20 mins

From Cafe Vesuvio, St. Charles, IL. Somewhat time consuming but very elegant and wonderful for entertaining.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a heavy skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter with 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the next 4 ingredients; saute for about 5 minutes or until almost tender.
  3. Add the tomatoes and next 6 ingredients; bring to a boil.
  4. Lower heat and simmer for about 5 minutes; season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. In a shallow bowl, add flour and garlic powder; stir to combine.
  6. Season tuna with salt and pepper; set aside.
  7. Coat tuna with flour mixture; shake off excess.
  8. In another large skillet, melt remaining butter and olive oil over high heat.
  9. Add tuna, sauting for 2 minutes on each side or until opaque on the outside.
  10. Add the tuna to the sauce (in the other skillet); return to a simmer and simmer about 2 minutes or until tuna is opaque in the center.
  11. Cook pasta in a big pot of boiling salted water until just tender.
  12. Drain pasta and divide among 4 plates.
  13. Place tuna over bed of pasta.
  14. Spoon sauce over tuna and pasta.
  15. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

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