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I got this recipe from the Australian Womans Weekly and loved it. I love the versality of a pasta dish and this was no different. It is a nice healthy alternative to so many of the heavy cream based pasta dishes that are on offer, yet has the creaminess included in the basil sauce! Its a win win recipe.
- In a food processor combine the basil leaves, pine nuts, garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper. Process at a medium speed until blended to a creamy consistency.
- In a bowl
- In a large frying pan, heat 50ml of the olive oil and fry the onion until softened. Add the roughly chopped tomatoes and cook on a medium heat for 10 minutes. Season with salt.
- Cook the spaghetti to packet instructions, drain and add to the tomato sauce.
- Add the tuna pieces and toss through the pasta and cook for 1 minute.
- Serve with a large dollop of the cream of basil mixture.