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    Tuna Tomato Pasta Sauce

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    25 mins

    5 mins

    20 mins

    Studentchef's Note:

    This was also posted in the Montreal Gazette, and looks good as a comfort food dish. Apparently the editors got this recipe from a man named Peter Duffield.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Heat oil in a medium heavy saucepan and cook onion and garlic just until tender.
    2. 2
      Add tomatoes, oregano, salt and pepper to taste and simmer over low hear for about ten minutes, or until blended and hot.
    3. 3
      Add the tuna, olives and capers, if desired, simmer a little longer to thicken sauce.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, cook spaghetti in a large pot of boiling, salted water until al dente or just until tender.
    5. 5
      Drain and combine with hot tuna-tomato sauce and serve with sprinkled cheese.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 04, 2008

      55

      A year ago I might have sneered at the idea of tuna in pasta sauce but my Moroccan sister made something similar and I loved it so much, I had to try this one. Though the spice combinations here are different, I enjoyed it equally. Following poo235's comment about including the full can of tomatoes, I did the same so as not to waste and added an extra clove of garlic and a bit more oregano to compensate. I also replaced the green olives with black ones as a matter of personal preference. Loved the way the brine from the olives, capers and tuna added an air of saltiness and flavor to this quick dish. Lunch full of flavor in 20 minutes using things I always have around. (P.S. I had the leftovers served at room temperature and they were equally delicious.) A keeper for me. Thanks!

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    • on April 24, 2007

      55

      This was so easy to make and very delicious. I added some chopped celery to the onion, adding some minced garlic for only a minute or two so that it didn't burn. I also used a 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes. The capers and olives complemented the tuna/tomato flavor wonderfully. With the extra tomatoes and celery, this really made enough for 3 servings.

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    • on March 21, 2014

      55

      This is a fantastic recipe!! So simple, so quick and so delicious! I waited a long time before trying this recipe, I couldn't seem to muster up much enthusiasm to make it. Boy, we missed out. I used spiral pasta and a whole 14 oz can of tomatoes and let them cook covered with the onion and garlic for 10-15 mins. then uncovered for about another five before adding the olives, capers and tuna. I'll be making sure I keep these ingredients on hand because I know I'll be making this recipe often. Thanks for sharing.

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    Nutritional Facts for Tuna Tomato Pasta Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (413 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 735.2
     
    Calories from Fat 191
    26%
    Total Fat 21.2 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 34.9 mg
    11%
    Sodium 475.5 mg
    19%
    Total Carbohydrate 96.6 g
    32%
    Dietary Fiber 6.3 g
    25%
    Sugars 8.3 g
    33%
    Protein 38.2 g
    76%

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