Sauteed Pasta with veg and tuna

Sauteed pasta with vegetables and canned tuna

50 min
6 people


  • 400g wholegrain pasta
  • 200g broccoli, fresh or frozen
  • 200g carrots, grated or thinly sliced
  • 150g diced fresh tomatoes or 100 g canned tomatoes
  • 300g canned tuna
  • 150g onion, thinly sliced
  • 30g chopped garlic
  • 80g celery, thinly sliced 
  • 10g dried thyme
  • 30g fresh basil or 5 g dried
  • 50 ml oil, olive or sunflower
  • Pepper


  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions in a pot filled with sufficient water and a little oil to prevent it from sticking. Avoid overcooking it to keep the pasta’s nutritional properties and texture. 
  2. Cool the pasta under cold running water and set aside.
  3. Cook the broccoli for 8 minutes (or 10 minutes if frozen), drain and set aside.
  4. Sauté the onion, garlic and celery with a drizzle of oil for 5–8 minutes over medium heat. 
  5. Add the dried thyme and carrots and cook for a further 5 minutes over medium heat. 
  6. Add the tomatoes and tuna. Stir the sauce and let it cook for a further 10 minutes.
  7. Tasting and refine the flavours by adding fresh or dried herbs and spices, if needed, instead of using salt.
  8. Add the pasta and broccoli to the sauce and stir until hot.
  9. Sprinkle with finely chopped basil.

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