Pasta with tomato and tuna

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Delicious for weekdays: pasta with tomato sauce with tuna, zucchini and fresh basil and also budget-proof!


1 outing
1 red pepper
2 cans or packs of diced tomatoes or 400 gr
2 x 160 gr canned tuna in oil
400 g pasta
1 lemon
1 zucchini
Fresh basil leaves
75 g grated cheese
Pepper and salt
pinch of cinnamon
olive oil


Cut the red pepper in half and remove the seeds, finely chop the rest. Also cut the out. Heat a small dash of olive oil in a large pan and fry the red pepper and onion with a small pinch of cinnamon. (may sound strange but cinnamon is very tasty in this recipe). Chop the zucchini into cubes and fry for 3 minutes.
pasta tuna 01
pasta tuna 01

pasta tuna 01
Add the diced tomatoes and the tuna and season with a little salt and pepper. Let it simmer gently for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the pasta and drain. Grate the zest of the lemon and then squeeze it, add the zest and juice to the tomato sauce.
pasta tuna 01
pasta tuna 01

pasta tuna 01
Roughly chop the basil and add to the sauce along with half of the parmesan cheese. Fold in the pasta and serve with the rest of the cheese and some basil leaves.

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