Our Family's Favorite Tomato Pasta with Tuna

Our Family's Favorite Tomato Pasta with Tuna

The tuna in the tomato sauce is delicious.
This tomato pasta with tuna is a family favorite.
The key is the sugar added to soften the sourness of the tomatoes.

Ingredients: 2 servings

200 g
For the tomato sauce:
Canned crushed tomatoes
1 can (400 g)
1/2 stalk
☆Chopped garlic
1 clove
Canned tuna
1 can (80 g)
Soup stock cube
Bay leaf
1 teaspoon
Salt and pepper
a small amount
Basil leaves
to taste
Olive oil
2 tablespoons


1. Heat a pan over medium heat and add olive oil (2 tablespoons). Add the chopped ☆ ingredients and stir fry.
2. When the onion is translucent, add the canned tomatoes, soup stock cube, bay leaf and sugar, and simmer over medium-low heat for 10 minutes.
3. When the sauce has reduced quite a bit, add the canned tuna, oil and all. Season with salt and pepper, simmer for another 2 minutes or so and the sauce is done.
4. Boil the pasta following package instructions.
5. Pour plenty of tomato sauce over the cooked pasta. Top with basil leaves to taste, and serve.

Story Behind this Recipe

I've been making this tuna-tomato sauce for a long time. I uploaded the recipe for my records.