Tuna and tomato salsa pasta recipe

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This quick and easy tuna pasta recipe makes a great speedy lunch and can be ready in 15 mins.

Tuna and tomato salsa pasta
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Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins

This tuna pasta recipe makes the perfect speedy lunch.

Sometimes you just need a  lunch that you get on the table within 5 minutes, like this tuna and tomato pasta, without the worry about complicated ingredients or methods.

This tuna and tomato salsa recipe is perfect for that. Whether you're working from home or looking for something a bit different to pack into the kids' lunch boxes, this pasta recipe is so simple it will be loved even by the fussiest eaters.

The capers might be a step too far for the little ones with their salty after-taste but for adults, they add a little punch to the flavour. Or if they're not your thing, swap them out for other stock favourites like olives - black or green, you choose!


  • 150g (5oz) pasta bows
  • 230g pot fresh tomato salsa
  • 130g can tuna, drained
  • 2 teaspoons capers
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar




  1. Cook the pasta bows in boiling, salted water for 10 mins until al dente.
  2. Drain and stir in the tomato salsa, tuna, capers and balsamic vinegar. Season.
Top Tip for making Tuna and tomato salsa pasta

By using a timer, you can make sure that you don't overcook or undercook your pasta

Grace Walsh
Features Writer

Grace Walsh is a health and wellbeing writer, working across the subjects of family, relationships, and LGBT topics, as well as sleep and mental health. A digital journalist with over six years  experience as a writer and editor for UK publications, Grace is currently Health Editor for womanandhome.com and has also worked with Cosmopolitan, Red, The i Paper, GoodtoKnow, and more. After graduating from the University of Warwick, she started her career writing about the complexities of sex and relationships, before combining personal hobbies with professional and writing about fitness.