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Tuna alla Puttanesca Recipe

Tuna alla Puttanesca Recipe

Prep Time 5min Cook Time 25min

Get ready to channel the "old country" with this Italian favorite. Mix tuna with some veggies and 25 minutes later you've got a tasty Italian feast for the family.

What you'll need

  • 2 cans or pouches (5 oz) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 pound dry farfalle or bowtie pasta
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 medium onions, cut in 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 can (14 1/2 oz) diced tomatoes in juice
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and cut in quarters
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped Italian parsley


Yields 6 servings

How to make it

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Set aside.
  2. Place oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add garlic and onions and saute for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes and juice, wine, capers, rosemary, olives and pepper to onions. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Raise heat to medium and cook another 3 minutes until sauce thickens slightly.
  6. Add salt to taste.
  7. Combine tuna, sauce and parsley with pasta.