Tuna, Tomato and Penne Pasta

Preparation time
30 mins
Cooking time
30 mins
4 people
Tuna, Tomato and Penne Pasta

Tuna, Tomato and Penne Pasta.

Enjoy this pasta dinner made using tuna, tomato and penne and sprinkled with cheese that’s ready in 30 minutes – perfect for Italian cuisine.

Tuna, Tomato and Penne Pasta


  • 8 oz. (2 1/4 cups) uncooked penne (tube-shaped pasta)
  • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lb. tuna steaks, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes with Italian-style herbs, undrained
  • 1 (8-oz.) can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons capers, if desired
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 oz. (1/2 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook penne to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onions; cook 3 to 4 minutes or until softened, stirring frequently. Add garlic; stir to combine.
  3. Add tuna; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until browned on all sides. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, capers and pepper flakes; cook about 1 minute or until mixture comes to a simmer. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  4. Place cooked penne on serving platter. Top with tuna mixture. Sprinkle lightly with cheese.


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