Pasta With Tuna Sauce


Canned tuna is used to make this yummy tomato sauce. Use pasta of your choice.

Original recipe makes 6 servings


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves crushed garlic
1 tablespoon capers
1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 (6 ounce) cans tuna, drained
1 (16 ounce) package dry pasta

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    25 mins


    40 mins


  1. In a large saute pan, heat oil over low heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until onion is tender. Stir in capers, tomatoes, lemon juice, and parsley. Season with red pepper flakes to taste. Simmer gently for 3 minutes to thicken sauce. Fold in tuna, and heat through.
  2. While sauce is cooking, add pasta to a large pot of rapidly boiling water; cook till just tender. Drain well.
  3. Toss pasta with sauce, and serve.


Calories: 400 kcal
Carbohydrates: 59.6 g
Cholesterol: 106 mg
Fat: 6.3 g
Fiber: 3.8 g
Protein: 26.6 g
Sodium: 181 mg