May Recipes

Lemon-Garlic Tuna Scampi

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Bowl of Lemon Garlic Tuna Scampi
Hands On:
5 minutes
Total Time:
15 minutes


  • 1 lb Fish Market fresh Ahi tuna steaks, ½-in. thick
  • 3 tbsp Gustare Vita olive oil, divided
  • ¾ tsp Hy-Vee salt
  • ½ tsp Hy-Vee black pepper
  • ½ (16-oz.) pkg. Hy-Vee angel hair pasta
  • 6 tbsp Hy-Vee salted butter, chopped
  • 1 tbsp bottled minced garlic
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp Hy-Vee crushed red pepper
  • 1 tbsp Italian parsley, chopped
  • ½ cup Soirée shaved Parmesan cheese
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Bring 2 quarts hot tap water to a boil in large saucepan. Brush tuna with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
Cook pasta in boiling water 3 minutes. Drain pasta; set aside.
Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook tuna 4 to 6 minutes until it reaches 145°, turning halfway through. Remove from skillet. Cut into bite-size pieces.
Melt butter in same skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic; cook 30 seconds. Stir in water, lemon zest and juice, and crushed red pepper. Simmer 1 minute. Add cooked pasta, tuna, and parsley to skillet; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 4
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 37g 47%
Saturated Fat: 17g
Trans Fat: .5g
Cholesterol: 115mg 38%
Sodium: 990mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate: 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber: 3g 11%
Sugars: 2g 4%
Protein: 44g 88%

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