Tuna Pasta

By
LFHW - Scotland
20 - 30 mins
Beginner
Servings
4

This Tuna Pasta dish is great for dinner time and utilises dried pasta, tinned tuna and chopped tomatoes. With the addition of a few fresh ingredients, you can feed a family of 4 for less than 60p per person!

Ingredients
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
400g can chopped tomatoes with herbs
½ tsp chilli powder
1 tsp sugar
250g pasta bows (or alernative)
100g can tuna, drained
handful of basil leaves
Instructions
Heat the oil in a pan, and cook the onions and for a couple of minutes until they begin to soften. Stir in the garlic, tomatoes, chilli and sugar. Season with salt and pepper and bring to the boil. Give it a good stir, then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook according to packet instructions. Flake the tuna into the sauce alongside a good glug of pasta water and heat through. Drain the pasta, return to the pan and stir in the sauce and basil leaves. Serve with a generous grinding of pepper.