Tuna, Tomato and Balsamic Pasta

Tuna, Tomato and Balsamic Pasta


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A quick, easy, tasty and healthy pasta recipe that can be made almost entirely from pantry staples.


Serves: 2 

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed/finely diced
  • 1 400g tin diced tomatoes (use fresh, if desired)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 425g can of tuna in oil or water
  • 1 small bunch fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar, (or more to taste)
  • freshly ground salt and pepper
  • 250g penne pasta, cooked till al dente

Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until fragrant. Add tinned tomatoes and cook, stirring, until sauce is simmering. Gradually stir in tomato paste and cook uncovered for 15 minutes or until sauce reduces.
  2. Turn down heat slightly and add flaked tuna. Stir in parsley then gradually add balsamic vinegar to taste. Season to taste and serve hot over cooked pasta with grated parmesan.

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