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Spaghetti with tuna, lemon, and breadcrumbs

Spaghetti with tuna, lemon, and breadcrumbs

Not in the mood for spending hours in the kitchen this evening? This delicious dish is quick and easy to prepare.

You will need:
* Coarse salt and ground pepper.
* Two slices whole-wheat bread.
* Two tablespoons olive oil.
* One packet spaghetti.
* One teaspoon finely grated lemon zest.
* Three tablespoons fresh lemon juice.
* Half a cup chopped fresh parsley.
* Three tablespoons chopped Kalamata olives.
* Two cans chunky tuna in water, drained.

What to do:
Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, in a food processor, pulse bread and one teaspoon of oil until coarse crumbs form. Spread on a rimmed baking sheet; season with salt and pepper. Bake until golden, tossing occasionally, six to eight minutes.
Cook pasta in boiling water until al dente. Reserve half a cup of the pasta water; drain pasta, and return to pot. Add lemon zest and juice, parsley, olives, and one tablespoon olive oil; toss, adding enough pasta water to coat. Add tuna; toss gently. Serve sprinkled with breadcrumbs.

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