Pasta with tuna 

Are you a pasta lover and still searching for a delicious combination? Then the pasta with tuna is the perfect recipe for you. If you want to make this dish yourself, be sure to read on! 


  • 1 dash of olive oil 
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped 
  • 1 red Spanish fresh chili, seeds removed and finely chopped 
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon 
  • 1 bunch of fresh basil, leaves only 
  • 2 cans of peeled tomatoes (14 oz each) 
  • 1 can of tuna in olive oil (10 oz) 
  • Ground pepper and salt 
  • 18 oz rigatoni or penne 
  • Grated zest and juice of half a lemon 
  • Handful of freshly grated Parmesan cheese 


First, take a pan, heat the olive oil, and sauté the onions. Once done, add the Spanish pepper and cinnamon, and cook for 5 minutes over medium heat until the onions are translucent. Now, add the tomatoes and tuna with a generous pinch of salt. It’s time to turn up the heat and flatten the tomatoes with a spoon. Bring the mixture to a boil and then simmer for 20 minutes. For extra flavour, add some freshly ground pepper and salt. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in plenty of salted water. Save a portion of the cooking water, and then add the pasta along with the roughly chopped basil leaves, lemon zest and juice, some Parmesan cheese, and a dash of olive oil to the tomato-tuna sauce. Finally, mix everything together and add some cooking water if needed. Time to serve and enjoy your meal! 

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