Pasta with tuna – Italian dinner from simple ingredients
So, if your refrigerator stashed a jar of canned tuna, and the way you managed to capture and canned in own juice tomatoes, it's delicious, nutritious and authentic dining experience you are guaranteed.
Again pasta, you say? Yes, but in this original version you have not yet tried. The interesting thing about this dish is its versatility and ability to adapt to culinary habits of each family member. For example, fans poetry can add chili pepper, his opponents – sweet bell peppers, well, the fans of the beautiful food – capers, greens and stuff like that.
A classic recipe
Let's start with how to prepare standard pasta with tuna and tomatoes, canned in its own juice.
For meals, you will need the following ingredients:
- jar of canned fish;
- 200 g of tomatoes;
- one bulb;
- garlic cloves;
- half of a pack of any pasta;
- salt, black pepper powder.
With all this good should do so:
- The macaroni are boiled until fully cooked. Make sure they have not lost their shape;
- In a frying pan heats up oil, and it has been passiruete chopped onion and garlic.
- In the same pan, add the tuna, pre-mashed with tomatoes;
- Fill purchase and salted to taste;
- The pasta is laid out on the plate, is laid on top the tuna with tomatoes, all dressed with herbs.
The dish will be even more satisfying and "Italian", if before serving, sprinkle it with grated cheese the type of cheese, although it will fit the usual "Russian".
Option with green peas
In Italian cuisine, fresh and canned peas is included in many meals and snacks, and therefore can add it to the basic recipe, or a little to improvise and prepare dinner these products:
- 100 g peas;
- 7 small tomatoes;
- pair Zubkov of garlic;
- pasta into two portions;
- the third part of the bulb;
- olive oil;
- 50g canned fish.
Next, the pasta with tuna and canned green peas are prepared using this instructions:
- Spaghetti are boiled in boiling water 8-10 minutes;
- Tomatoes cut into small slices;
- In a skillet with heated olive oil passiruete chopped onions, garlic and peas, spared from marinade;
- In the end add the tomato slices, and boiled everything for about 10 minutes. Do not cover the pan with a lid;
- Just before to serve, in the fill laid mashed canned fish, and everything is well mixed.
This pasta with tuna would be good serve with plenty of greens and Pecorino cheese, although you can do a different grade.
Tuna and olives: 100% "Mediterranean"
Pasta with green olives and canned tuna – a delicious dish that is not ashamed to submit even for a romantic dinner for two.
It will require a minimum grocery set, namely:
- 400 g pasta;
- 425 g canned;
- 1 tbsp. olives, pitted;
- 2 tsp grated lemon rind and citrus juice;
- 80 g of green salad;
- grated Parmesan.
Guidelines for the preparation as follows:
- The macaroni are boiled in salted water;
- Products need to drain through a colander;
- In separate container mix all the other ingredients;
- In the same large pot you need to mix both components of meals so they don't get crushed not crumbled.
Just before serving the dish can be heated, and always sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. In the absence of that is acceptable to use regular cheese and greens.
Variation on the "salad" theme
If Olivier and "coat" make you deadly gastronomic boredom, try to cook rich in carbohydrates and valuable proteins salad with pasta and tuna.
For this, you will need:
- Bank canned;
- a couple of glasses of "shells", made of wheat durum;
- two tomatoes fresh;
- red sweet pepper;
- one cucumber;
- 100 g of fresh broccoli.
The sauce should have the following ingredients:
- tsp Apple cider vinegar;
- 3-5 tbsp olive oil;
- tsp. dried Basil and a tablespoon of oregano;
- 50-100 g of grated sharp cheese;
- a couple of garlic cloves;
- salt and black pepper powder.
Next, prepare according to this instructions:
- Boil the pasta and cabbage;
- With tuna drained liquid, canned mash;
- The tomatoes and chop the cucumber into small cubes;
- Pepper cut into bars;
- Cooled shell mix with the fish and all the other vegetables;
- All the ingredients are prepared by pouring, to mix in a homogeneous mass with the help of a blender;
- In a deep bowl, mix all the ingredients of the salad, cover the container with foil, for an hour put it in the refrigerator.
But the height of sophistication are considered to be pasta with tuna, baked in a creamy sauce.
They are prepared similarly, products are boiled in a separate pan boil the cream in an amount of 200 ml, they laid the grated nutmeg and a couple of fresh egg yolks. All heats for a few minutes, and then dish in a creamy sauce can be served to the table.