Lemon-Caper Tuna and Noodles with Alfredo


Calling for just five simple ingredients, this 20-minute pasta recipe is one of the easiest dinner recipes that has even come out of our Test Kitchen. Brighten things up just before serving by topping with a handful of chopped chives.

Total Time:
20 mins
Lemon Caper Tuna and Noodles with Alfredo
Karla Conrad


  • 12 ounce extra-wide egg noodles

  • 1 lemon

  • 1 15 ounce jar light garlic Alfredo sauce or one 10-ounce container refrigerated light Alfredo pasta sauce

  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained

  • 1 12 ounce can solid white albacore tuna, drained

  • Cracked black pepper and/or chives (optional)


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain. Cover and keep warm. Finely shred lemon peel and squeeze juice from lemon; set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan combine Alfredo sauce, lemon juice, and capers. Heat through.

  3. Add tuna and noodles to sauce; stir gently to combine. Return to heat just until heated through. Top with lemon peel and, if desired, black pepper and/or chives.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

655 Calories
19g Fat
78g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 655
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 154mg 51%
Sodium 1384mg 60%
Total Carbohydrate 78g 28%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 20.7mg 104%
Calcium 212mg 16%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 390mg 8%
Folate, total 197.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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