Pasta with tuna



Pasta with tuna

Who doesn't have tuna in oil at home? If you have little time on your hands and are ready to make a complete and delicious dish, pasta with tuna is the perfect meal! Pasta with tuna is a simple and tasty first course, based on tuna in oil and tomato puree, which can be prepared for a quick lunch or dinner in winter and summer. Pasta with tuna is perhaps the first dish you learn to make as a student away from home! It's fast, tasty, flavorful and rich. Alongside spaghetti with garlic and oil, pasta with tuna is always a winner... even if you're not new to the kitchen. Are you ready? Just a few minutes and lunch is ready!

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Mezze Maniche Rigate pasta 12 oz (320 g)
Tuna in oil 9 oz (250 g) - drained
Tomato purée 14 oz (400 g)
Garlic 1 clove
Parsley 1 sprig - to be chopped
Fresh chili pepper 1
Salt to taste
Extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp (40 g)
Anchovies in oil 1 tbsp (15 g)

How to prepare Pasta with tuna

To pasta with tuna, boil plenty of salted water to cook the pasta. In a pan, let the whole peeled garlic sizzle for a few moments in oil, then remove it 1. Add the drained anchovy fillets in oil and melt them with a little cooking water from the pasta 2. Then add the fresh chili pepper cut into strips, ideally without the seeds to reduce its spiciness 3.

While everything is seasoning, drain the oil from the tuna 4 and place the tuna into the pan 5. Let it season, then wet with a bit of cooking water from the pasta 6.

Add the tomato puree 7 and cook for about ten minutes. You have just enough time to cook the pasta in boiling salted water 8. So as soon as the pasta is al dente, drain and add it to the sauce 9.

After few moments 10, add salt, pepper and chopped parsley to taste 11. Your pasta with tuna is ready. Buon appetito 12!


Pasta with tuna should be eaten fresh.

It can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for 1 day.

Freezing is not recommended.


You can also add small capers and/or finely chopped black olives to give your pasta with tuna a stronger and more intense flavor.

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