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Chilled Mushroom and Tuna Pasta in Just One Bowl

Chilled Mushroom and Tuna Pasta in Just One Bowl

The tartness of the lemon and the rich flavor of butter soy sauce match each other so well. This is an easy-to-make pasta dish that only requires a bowl and microwave.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Spaghetti
160 g
Your choice of mushrooms
about 130 g
Canned tuna
1 can (80 g)
★Butter
1 tablespoon
★Olive oil
1 tablespoon
★Lemon juice
1 tablespoon
★Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
★Salt
1/2 teaspoon
★Minced parsley
to taste
Pasta water
about 2 ladlefuls' worth
Black seasame seeds (optional)
to taste

Steps

1. Cut the mushroom into easy-to-eat sizes. Heat them up in the microwave for 1.5 minutes (600 W) and drain excess water thoroughly.
2. Add the mushrooms from Step 1, tuna, and ★ condiments into a bowl and mix well.
3. Boil the spaghetti slightly longer than the time written on the package, and add 2 ladles of the water used for boiling it into the bowl from Step 2.
4. Once the spaghetti is done, quickly strain the pasta and run through ice cold water. Add the pasta into bowl from Step 2, mix thoroughly, and it's done.
5. This recipe makes a great hot dish too. In that case, cook the pasta according to the time written on the package in Step 3, and then just add the pasta to the mixture in Step 4 without cooling.

Story Behind this Recipe

On hot days, I don't want to use heat for anything more than boiling pasta.