Fall is the perfect season for cozy comfort food and what's better than a delicious bowl of pasta? But, with so many tasty recipes out there, it can be difficult to know where to start. If you're looking for something that's easy to make, extremely flavorful, and packed with nutrition, stock your pantry with Wild Planet canned tuna, sardines, and anchovies so they’re available for use in your next pasta dish.
Here are a few reasons why these canned fish are great to have on hand:
- They're convenient. Canned tuna, sardines, and anchovies are all shelf-stable, so you can keep them in your pantry for months without having to worry about them spoiling. This makes them ideal for busy weeknights when you don't have time to go to the store or prepare a complicated meal.
- They're affordable. Canned fish is one of the most affordable sources of protein on the market. This makes it a great option for budget-minded households.
- They're nutritious. Canned tuna, sardines, and anchovies are all excellent sources of protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and other essential nutrients. They're also low in calories and saturated fat.
- They're versatile. Canned fish can be used in a variety of pasta dishes, from simple sauces to more complex recipes. Aside from pasta, they're also great for adding to sandwiches, salads, and other dishes.
TUNA PASTA RECIPES
This easy weeknight dinner is incredibly tasty thanks to the flavor combination of spinach walnut pesto, parmesan cheese, artichokes, sun dried tomatoes and protein-rich albacore tuna.
Pasta al Limone is easy to pull together when you have limited time and it’s made with creamy mascarpone, lemon and flavorful skipjack tuna.
This Southwest-inspired mac and cheese made with taco seasoning, black beans, tuna and shredded cheese is creamy, spicy and sure to make your tastebuds smile.
Warm up with this nourishing Mediterranean tuna noodle casserole, filled with hearty vegetables like baby Bella mushrooms, peas, sun dried tomatoes, garlic, onion, fresh chopped parsley and rotini pasta.
This Zesty Lemon and Tuna Pasta only needs a few ingredients which you may already have in your kitchen – tuna, garlic, panko bread crumbs, capers, lemon, parsley and parmesan cheese.
Packed with classic Italian flavors like garlic, Calabrian chilis and white wine, this pasta dish also includes tuna for a clean protein source. Lemon bread crumbs provide a crunchy, tangy topping that make this a recipe you’ll come back to time and again.
SARDINE PASTA RECIPES
Give this adaptation of the classic Sicilian fennel pasta recipe a try. It has fennel, raisins, pine nuts, sardines, and is finished off with a generous sprinkle of toasted bread crumbs.
Using sardines, hearty kale, fresh dill and a ton of garlic, this recipe is quick, easy and incredibly exquisite – it’s sure to become one of your favorite new pasta dishes.
You can make this delightfully creamy Italian pasta dish with penne or rigatoni pasta, sardines, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, parmesan cheese and a hint of red chili flakes.
Dig into this big bowl of buttery, spicy pasta featuring sardines, capers, grass-fed butter, angel hair pasta, lemon zest and red pepper flakes.
ANCHOVY PASTA RECIPES
This Gnocchi Puttanesca is a delectable version of the classic, made with anchovies, olives, capers and a garlicky white wine and tomato-based sauce.
Anchovies, fresh garlic, capers, olives, cherry tomatoes, spinach and basil come together over spaghetti to create this unforgettable, flavorful and hearty meal.
With so many different pasta recipes to choose from, you’re sure to find one that you and your family will love this Fall. Feel free to explore more of our recipes whenever you’d like!