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
pasta tuna tomato sauce


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.


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


Nutrition Facts

Total Fat38.4g
Saturated Fat5.9g
Trans Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates52.2g
Dietary Fiber3.8g

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