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Traditional Tuna pasta

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Traditional Tuna pasta

50 minutes total

When it comes to easy, delicious pasta dishes, few are more beloved than tuna pasta. This classic recipe is a great way to enjoy the flavors of Italy in a light and refreshing dish that's perfect for warm weather meals. With just a few simple ingredients and easy steps, you can create a healthy pasta with tuna pasta that's sure to become a new favorite in your household. In this article, we'll share the steps for making this tasty dish, along with some tips for customizing it to your tastes.

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Ingredients

Serves 4

320g (11,3 oz) Barilla fusilli
500 g tomatoes, peeled and chopped
200 g canned tuna in oil, drained and flaked
100 g onion, peeled and chopped
30 ml extra-virgin olive oil
4 leaves fresh basil, coarsely chopped
1 tbsp. minced fresh parsley
1 clove garlic
to taste Salt and pepper

Disclaimer

Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs

TIP

Chili oil or crushed chilli flakes

Method

Step 1

Here are four easy steps to prepare a classic tuna pasta:

Step 2

Heat the olive oil in a pan and sauté the onion with the whole garlic clove. When the onion has turned golden brown, add the tomatoes, then season with salt and pepper. Cook the sauce over high heat for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • olive oil
  • onion
  • garlic clove
  • tomatoes
  • salt
  • pepper

Step 3

Add the tuna and cook for another 4 to 5 minutes. Remove the garlic clove, and add the minced parsley and the chopped basil.

  • tuna
  • minced parsley
  • chopped basil

Step 4

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook the fusilli until it is al dente; drain.

Step 5

Toss the cooked pasta with the tomato sauce, and serve.

  • tomato sauce

Passive cooking

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  • Pack size 500 g