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Two Plates of Tuna Tomato Pasta (Kids Plate and Adults Plate)

Tuna Tomato Pasta

A simple and tasty pasta dish that the whole family will love.
Course Main Meal
Cuisine Western
Keyword Tuna and Tomato Pasta
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 22 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 553kcal



  • 375g / 12 oz Dry pasta Shape of choice


  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 600g / 21oz Canned Chopped Tomatoes (Equivalent to 1 & ½ 400g / 14oz can)
  • 30g (¼ cup) Kalamata Olives Chopped
  • 2 x 145g (5oz) Cans of Tuna in Olive Oil Drained (total drained weight 204g)


Pasta (cook while sauce is simmering)

  • Cook the pasta according to the packaging. Drain reserving around ½ cup of cooking liquid


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pan on medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the onion, reduce to medium-low and cook for around five minutes, until turned translucent. Add the garlic and cook for a further minute.
  • Add the canned tomatoes and olives, breaking down any larger tomato pieces with a wooden spoon. Allow to simmer for 2 mins.
  • Add the tuna (drained) to the pan, breaking up any chunks of tuna with a wooden spoon. Allow simmering for 10-15 mins. Taste and season accordingly (do not season if serving a baby.)
  • Add the cooked pasta and stir into the sauce. If the pasta seems a little dry, add a little of the reserved pasta water and stir through.


Canned Tomatoes: You can use crushed or chopped tomatoes. If you prefer a smoother sauce then replace with passata. 
Serving Suggestions: Delicious served with freshly chopped parsley and grated parmesan cheese. 
Nutritional Information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. 


Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 79g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 540mg | Potassium: 701mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 205IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 3mg