Peas tuna pasta with tomato sauce is a recipe for a very tasty and appetizing dish. It is a perfect idea  for an easy to make lunch or dinner.

It needs few ingredients and it is suitable for all seasons.

Peas tuna pasta
Peas tuna pasta
Peas tuna pasta

Peas tuna pasta

Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 25 minutes
Total time 30 minutes
Servings 2


  • 180 g pasta (fusili or other shape)
  • 160 g tuna (canned, drained)
  • 120 g peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 250 ml tomato sauce
  • 1-2 clove garlic
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pinch sugar
  • q.s. salt
  • q.s. black pepper


  • In a large saucepan, bring the water to a boil, add salt and cook the pasta. Drain it "al dente” (cook 2-3 minutes less than the package directions).
  • In the meantime, pour the olive oil into a deep pan, add the peeled garlic cloves and about 20-30 ml of cooking water. Stir-fry for a few minutes.
  • Add the tomato sauce, 1 pinch of sugar and salt to taste. Cover with a lid and leave on a low heat for about 10 minutes.
  • Add the peas and about 100 ml of the cooking water. Cover and cook for another 10-15 minutes until the peas are soft.
  • Remove the garlic and add the drained tuna. Add black pepper to taste.
  • Pour the drained pasta into the sauce. Mix everything. Leave it for about a minute.
  • Serve.
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