Tuna pasta recipe with tomatoes and basil – Tuna noodles easy and quick to prepare
from Thomas Sixt
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1. Recipe Tuna PastaLet yourself be inspired and cook a great pasta dish for you and your loved ones. The cooking instructions begin after the picture…. Tuna pasta colorfully served. Everyone really likes this pasta dish! You can also prepare this pasta dish with spaghetti. I personally eat this dish without cheese. You can add a young parmesan or finely grated mozzarella.
Tuna Pasta Recipe with Tomatoes and Basil
Noodles with tuna topping easy and quick to prepare. Step by step instructions with photos.
For the tomato sauce and the pasta
|300||g||Penne (Strozzapreti, Trofie or Cavatelli)|
|1||pc||garlic (I like to use young garlic)|
|1||pc||shalott (You can also use a small onion!)|
|4||pinches||Salt (I prefer Himalayan Salt)|
Tuna Basil Topping
|2||tins||Tuna in oil (I use MSC.ORG certified tuna )|
|10||g||Roasted and salted pine nuts|
To cook the pasta, place a large pot of water on top and bring to the boil. You can use Strozzapreti, Trofie or Cavatelli pasta instead of Penne for this dish. Add salt to the cooking water, the pasta water can taste like sea water.
Wash, dry and halve the tomatoes. Fry the cocktail tomatoes in a hot pan with the cut surface facing downwards at high heat and caramelise. Remove the tomatoes from the pan and prepare them for serving.
Alternatively you can caramelize whole tomatoes in a pan with the cream Brulee burner.
Cut the shallots or onions in half, peel and cut into thin slices. Halve the garlic and cut into fine cubes. When you get young garlic, simply cut it into fine strips. Sweat the shallots and garlic with 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan until translucent.
Next deglaze with the white wine. I like to use Prosecco very much. Add the canned tomatoes and bring the sauce to the boil. Season the tomato sauce with salt, pepper, some sugar and chilli. Finally, add the capers and olives, keeping the finished tomato sauce gently simmering and warm.
Cook the penne in the prepared pot until al dente, then pour into a sieve and drain well. Pasta tastes better if you toss the noodles in the sauce. In the attached picture I added basil for the look.
Prepare the tuna topping… put the tuna from the tin with the oil in an extra pot. Finely grate the organic lemon and add the lemon juice. Refine the tuna with finely chopped basil, season with a little chilli and warm gently.
Add the penne to the tomato sauce and mix well. Arrange the pasta on warm plates. Place the prepared tuna with a little oil in the middle of the pasta. Place the caramelized cocktail tomatoes on top of the pasta. Decorate the pasta with basil. Serve the finished tuna pasta sprinkled with pine nuts.
2. Season Tip
Let the pasta become cold and serve this dish as noodle salad for grilling and BBQ.
You can add fried chanterelles or mushrooms to the tuna noodles, that would be a Pasta Mare Monti!
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5. Other recipes with tuna
Tuna steak with vegetables – Low Carb
Tuna salad with spinach and apple – Low Carb
Tuna Salad with Romana Salad, Tomatoes, Avocado and Egg
Tuna noodles with garlic, parsley and peperoncino
Spaghetti with tuna and asparagus
Pasta salad with tuna with vegan and vegetarian variation
Nizza Salad – Salad Nicoise
Tuna spread with herbs and vegetables