Tuna and tomato pasta sauce

    20 min

    Super easy to make, with ingredients everyone has hanging around in the pantry! Serve with about 300g of pasta, preferably penne, fusilli or macaroni, cooked according to packet instructions.


    Sofala, Mozambique
    36 people made this

    Serves: 2 

    • 1 garlic clove
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 chilli (small, or bird's eye)
    • 260g tuna, tinned (drained weight)
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
    • 600ml tomato pulp (or chopped, tinned tomatos)

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

    1. Mince garlic and fry in olive oil with chilli until lightly browned, in a deep frying pan.
    2. Throw in tuna, salt, pepper, sugar and tomato paste, and fry for about 5 minutes.
    3. Add tomato pulp and simmer for an additional 5 minutes until flavours are well combined.
    4. Mix sauce into cooked pasta and serve!

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