Spaghetti Al Tonno

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This classic Italian dish is so easy and flavorful. It is a no brainer when you are looking for a meatless option that still has protein, a quick weeknight dinner, or just an pasta recipe!

Spaghetti al Tonno

A quick and easy pasta dish, filled with flavor and protein.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 5 people


  • 1 lb Spaghetti
  • 1 5 oz can Yellowfin Tuna in Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata Olives, halved
  • 1 tbsp Capers, chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, chopped, reserved the stalks
  • 1/4 tsp Red Pepper Flakes
  • 4 Whole San Marzano Tomatoes, handcrushed
  • 4 tbsp Olive oil


  • Drain the olive oil from the tuna into a bowl and reserve.
  • Into a saute pan, add oil from the tuna can, 4 tbsp of olive oil, parsley stalks, red pepper flakes, whole garlic cloves and capers. Saute until fragrant.
  • Hand crush the tomatoes. Add in the tomatoes to the pan, season with salt and pepper.
  • Add in the tuna and olives to the sauce and let it simmer for 10- 15 mins.
  • Undercook the spaghetti, reserve a cup of pasta water (in case you need it). Add the spaghetti to the pan and let it finish cooking in the sauce. You may add pasta water if the pasta dries out the sauce.
  • When the pasta is done, add freshly chopped parsley and stir to combine.



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Keyword Pasta, Spaghetti, spaghetti al tonno, tuna
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