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Quick Canned Tuna Spaghetti
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Quick Canned Tuna Spaghetti, a fabulous dish that is ready in about 30 minutes. It might be simple to make, but it's jam-packed with fantastic flavours. Low in calories, highly nutritious and delicious, this is a great family-favourite pasta recipe. If you like pasta of any kind, or Italian food in general, this tuna pasta is the dish for you. Quick and easy to make, it tastes just like in a restaurant, but a lot cheaper.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pasta dinner ideas
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 122 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 1/4 packet of spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 3 anchovy fillets
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp dried Italian herbs
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped parsely
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tin of tuna
  1. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.

  2. Heat up the oil in a pan, then chop the garlic and achovy fillets and add them to the pan.

  3. Cook the garlic and anchovy for about 30 seconds, the anchovy will completely melt away.

  4. Chop the cherry tomatoes, and add them to the pan together with the capers. Leave to cook until the tomatoes will become mushy, that should not take longer than 4-5 minutes.

  5. Toss in the pasta, lemon juice, flaked tuna, Italian herbs and parsley, give it a good stir, and remove from the heat.

  6. Serve hot!

Nutrition Facts
Quick Canned Tuna Spaghetti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 122 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 341mg14%
Potassium 274mg8%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 390IU8%
Vitamin C 18.2mg22%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 2.3mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.