Tuna pasta with lemon cream sauce

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

A nice quick meal I found in a magazine.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook your pasta according to directions, drain and reserve 2 tablespoons of the cooking water.
  2. Return the pasta and cooking water to the saucepan and set aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the flour.
  5. Cook, stirring for 30 seconds, then remmove from the heat.
  6. Slowly add the lemon juice, stirring and bring to the boil over medium heat.
  7. Allow to cool a little, then add the cream.
  8. Add the cream mixture, tuna, olives, capers, parsley, 3/4 of the lemon rind, and salt and pepper to the pasta.
  9. Toss over a low heat until well combined.
  10. Spoon into serving bowls and sprinkle with the remaining lemon rind.


Most Helpful

very tasty dish. quick to prepare

jasmine1150 June 13, 2009

This dish had all the things I really enjoyed eating kalamata olives, lemon and capers. If your on the go and need a quick meal this is would be ideal as it's very filling. The only changed I made was I used sour cream instead of cream and I choose elbow pasta. It states serves 2 but we could of easily serve 4. It's a perfect dish for a luncheon as it could be eaten warm or cold. Just right for hot summer days/nights when you can't be bothered to cook. Thanks JanRoundOz.

Chef floWer January 23, 2007

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