Spaghetti with Italian tuna recipe

Published in Umbria Recipes

Classic spaghetti pasta with tuna sauce recipe. Very easy.

ingredients

150 g Italian tuna packed in extra virgin olive oil, 1 onion, finely chopped, 3 Tbsp oil, 300 gr stewed tomatoes, salt, pepper, dried red pepper, 500 gr spaghetti pasta

making it

Lay out all ingredients on your work surface. Heat oil in a skillet, add the onion and sauteé.

Add the tuna, red pepper and immediately thereafter, the tomatoes. Simmer until the oil starts to emulsify. Adjust for salt.

Cook the pasta in plenty of salted water; strain and toss in the skillet with the tuna sauce.

Garnish with a tuna fillet and whole red chili pepper.

Follow these links for the other courses: Piccola zuppa di pesce, Baccala alle prugne or Cod with prunes, Arvoltoli dolci

This recipe forms part of the 'Lunch for Lent' menu kindly provided by the The Cordon Bleu School of Culinary Arts in Perugia.

Additional Info

  • Conversion Table: 1 lb (16oz) = 450 gr; 1/2 lb (8oz) = 225gr 1oz = 25gr; 1kg = 2lb 3oz; 500gr = 1lb 3oz; 250gr = 9oz; 100gr = 3.5oz; 1 teaspoon = 0.33 fl oz; 1 cup = 0.5 pints (8fl oz); 1 litre = 35 fl oz

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