pasta tuna tomato sauce
pasta tuna tomato sauce

Pasta with Tuna and Tomato Sauce

  

July 9, 2015

This pasta with tuna recipe can be prepared in no time with the cupboard ingredients: canned tuna, tomato sauce, capers and anchovies to intensify the taste. Easy and delicious.

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 2 Servings


Ingredients

150 g pasta (penne, farfalle or macaroni)

160 g (1 can) of tuna in oil

30 g of anchovies

2 + 2 tablespoons olive oil

2 teaspoons capers

Zest and juice of 1/2 large lemon

1 handful chopped fresh basil

Salt and freshly ground pepper

1 garlic clove, minced

1 can (400 g) diced tomato pulp

1/2 bunch finely chopped fresh parsley

Directions

1Mash the tuna in a bowl with a fork and add the lemon zest and juice, 2 tablespoons olive oil, basil, salt, pepper. Set aside.

2Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large frying pan and fry the anchovies for several minutes. Add garlic and capers and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

3Then add the mixture of tuna and tomato pulp and simmer for 5 minutes.

4Drain the pasta and immediately add the contents of the pan. Stir, sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

Calories686
Sodium715mg
Potassium539mg
Protein37.9g
Cholesterol92mg
Sugar6.8g
Total Fat38.4g
Saturated Fat5.9g
Trans Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates52.2g
Dietary Fiber3.8g

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