One-pot tuna pasta puttanesca recipe

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serves: 4
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 20 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 429 kCal 21%
Fat 7.5g 11%
  -  Saturates 3g 15%
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  • One-pot tuna pasta puttanesca is quick and easy to make with little washing up. Tuna, capers and tomatoes have punchy flavours, plus it’s ready in 30 mins! The grill takes your pasta dish to the next level by melting the cheese on top and making the breadcrumbs crispy. The whole family is going to love this and so will you, as it’s under 500 calories per portion.


    • 100g tuna in oil, drained (reserve a little of the oil)
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes with sliced olives
    • Handful fresh basil
    • 2tbsp capers, rinsed
    • 300g pasta shapes
    • 50g grated cheddar and mozzarella
    • Handful fresh breadcrumbs (50g)


    • Heat the grill to high. Pour a little of the tuna oil into a wide ovenproof sauteĢ pan and heat the garlic. Pour in the chopped tomatoes and simmer for 15 mins. Stir in the tuna, basil and capers, and season well.

    • Meanwhile, cook the pasta shapes according to the pack instructions. Drain lightly, then stir into the sauce. Heat through, then top with the cheese and breadcrumbs, and grill until melted.

    Top tip for making One-pot tuna pasta puttanesca

    Hide other veggies into this dish to get the kids eating their 5-a-day.

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