Tuna Pasta with Olives

Tuna Pasta with Olives


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This is a great mix of ingredients; olives, chickpeas and tuna and it turned out to be a real hit with the family too.


Serves: 6 

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 cup (250ml) water
  • 2 (185g) tins tuna in olive oil
  • 185g pitted kalamata olives, drained and diced
  • 1 (400g) tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic bread seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 500g penne pasta
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:1hour  ›  Ready in:2hours 

  1. In a large saucepan heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute garlic in oil until golden. Stir in onion and water then cook until onion is soft.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  3. Stir in the tuna with its oil, olives, beans, garlic bread seasoning and pepper.
  4. Cover and reduce heat to medium-low then simmer while pasta is cooking.
  5. Toss pasta with tuna mixture, top with cheese and serve.

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