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Jamie's Simple Tuna Spaghetti

Added by: on May 30th, 2016
I hope everyone is enjoying the bank holiday weekend, not sure what happened to the sun today?! After a few days of barbecues and ice cream, the Chelsea Flower Show and a music festival in the Cotswolds….it is now back to warming pasta dishes and TV in bed! I am not complaining though, it is .. more >
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Prep Time:
5 min
Cook Time:
10 min
Ready In:
15 min

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Original Recipe Yield: 2 servings
 

Ingredients:

  • 250g spaghetti
  • Sea salt
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 4 anchovy fillets, sliced
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 in x 120g tin of quality tuna olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon baby capers, rinsed
  • 10 green olives, halved
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 100g wild rocket
  • To serve (optional):
  • Parmesan
Nutrition Facts
Jamie's Simple Tuna Spaghetti

Servings Per Recipe: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 808

  • Total Fat: 17.5 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 2.8 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.8 mg
  • Sodium: 435.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 126.5 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 13.9 g
  •     Sugars: 23.6 g
  • Protein: 39.7 g
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Directions:

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I always prepare my ingredients first so started off by chopping the garlic, olives, anchovies and tomato.

2

Cook the pasta in salted boiling water according to the packet's instructions - mine took 8 minutes.

3

Heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and cook the garlic, anchovies and capers for a couple of minutes. Then add the tomatoes and toss well.

4

When the pasta is ready, drain but reserve a cupful of cooking water. Add the pasta to the tomatoes etc and mix well, adding a splash of water if necessary - we needed to.

5

Flake in the tuna, squeeze the lemon, add the olives and most of the rocket and drizzle with olive oil and toss again.

6

Season generously and serve with any remaining rocket and a scattering of Parmesan if desired.

7

This was really really good - we were surprised how much we enjoyed this, such a simple recipe but bursting with flavours. I am very pleased I have left over ingredients as I will definitely be making this again soon and I love that this is easy to make for just one person as well. It tasted so fresh…..a real winner!

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