Yuzu Pepper Pasta with Brussels Sprouts and Tuna

Yuzu Pepper Pasta with Brussels Sprouts and Tuna

For an easy lunch! This is a simple pasta with brussels sprouts and tuna. It's oil-based with a touch of spiciness from yuzu pepper. The sauce can be made while cooking the pasta.

Ingredients: 2 servings

200 g
Brussels sprouts
8 to 10
Canned tuna
1 can (80 g)
◎ Olive oil
3 tablespoons
◎ Yuzu pepper paste
1 teaspoon
Black pepper (coasely ground)
As needed
To taste


1. Boil water in a pot. Cut the brussels sprouts in half lengthwise. Drain the canned tuna well. Once the water boils, add salt and cook pasta.
2. Add ◎ into a frying pan, and evenly distribute the yuzu pepper in oil. Once heated, place the cut parts of the brussels sprouts cut-side down and cook.
3. Once they start to brown, flip them over, and combine well with the tuna.
4. Add about 30 ml of pasta water and cooked pasta into the frying pan and mix. Adjust taste with salt and black pepper. It's done.
5. The pictures in the steps were taken when made for 3 servings.

Story Behind this Recipe

I added some brussels sprouts into a pasta that I make often.