Pasta With Tuna Sauce

Pasta With Tuna Sauce


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


40 m servings 400 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 400 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 59.6g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 26.6 g
  • 53%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 106 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 181 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  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.
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  1. 130 Ratings

  6. you already know I rated it four stars. But read on to how I got there. I am surprised and impressed with this dish. It is so simple that I thought, "How could this possible be good?!" B...

I tried this out of curiosity - did not have capers and added 2 T. minced garlic in oil and the basil, oregano, and garlic diced can tomatoes, with asiago, romano, and parmesan cheese sprinkle...

This was surprisingly good, but I did make some changes. I cut the amount of sauce in half, and the amount of pasta by more, since those were huge portions! I deglazed the pan with a bit of re...

For more flavor, use oil-packed tuna and add a little lemon zest along with the juice. I also throw in lots of kalamata olives.

This was a great time saver, I got home and was in a hurry, so I took some pasta and canned tuna out of my pantry and VOILA!!! I omitted the parsley (my husband doesn´t like it), used garlic oli...

nice and simple! I rinsed the tuna to take out some of the salty flavor.

My mom used to make this all the time when we were kids and I had totally forgotten about this dish until I saw it on the site. I was so happy to find it because it is really good. I used regula...

I had my doubts about trying this, but we are trying to eat healthier, so I am expanding my horizons. This was pretty good. I followed the recipe except for the capers and even my picky husban...

this was great, instant favourite, whole family loved it