Make Ahead

Spiral Pasta with Tuna, Olives, and Capers

May 14, 2011
1 Ratings
  • Serves 3
Author Notes

I have no idea where this recipe came from. My mom made it a lot when I was a kid and I like to make it because it's delicious, quick, and I usually have all of the ingredients in the house. —erinbdm

What You'll Need
  • 1/4 cup evoo
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh grated pepper
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • 2 1/2 ounces kalamata olives, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 14 ounces canned tuna in olive oil, drained
  • 12 ounces spiral pasta, cooked
  1. Boil water for the pasta. Combine olive oil through capers and allow to sit while the pasta cooks. Break the tuna into large chunks and add. Toss carefully. Add the pasta and toss again. Serve at room temperature with extra parmesan cheese.
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1 Review

Carolyn June 23, 2019
Very good. Easy summer dinner. I’ll make this one again soon.