Pasta with Tuna and Tomato Sauce

Christine: "Very good. Wasn’t so sure until my husband raved…" Read More


  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 28 ounces tomatoes (whole or crushed)
  • salt
  • 1 pound pasta shells
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 6 ounces tuna packed in olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil (chopped or torn)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium10% DV250mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein27% DV14g
    Carbs18% DV54g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories380Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate54g18%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Christine 6 months ago
    Very good. Wasn’t so sure until my husband raved about it. He isn’t a fan of canned tuna. Said it tasted like lasagna. I added some cottage cheese (about 1 cup) because he loves it.
    Ahmed S. 7 months ago
    Always great I usually double it
    Marilyn 7 months ago
    I must have done something wrong. It tasted really good but it was very soupy. Maybe I should have drained the tomato’s??
    Darina Chivu 9 months ago
    Added a little bit more tuna and some garlic to it Turned out amazing!
    BHackles 10 months ago
    It was tasty :) I used cherry tomato’s instead of a tin and goats cheese and coconut milk instead of ricotta. I added garlic and paprika too.
    Kinan Plessis a year ago
    Added spices was really delish
    A Person a year ago
    The best tuna pasta so far
    Rana M. a year ago
    So delicious! I’m making this again and again. Just a question, how many grams per serving? What is 380 calories exactly ? A cup of this or how many tablespoons ? Thanks
    Tobor Ugonna a year ago
    Yum Yum Yummy! I would do it again, although I modified a bit, but great!
    Dmitriy G. a year ago
    Easy to cook and delicious
    Patricia S. 2 years ago
    I used tomato paste with real tomatoes and it was amazingly rich in flavor
    Holly J. 2 years ago
    Pretty good. Would make again
    Lisa R. 3 years ago
    Easy and fast to make and I would definitely try it out tonight. My son loves pasta and a change would make him happy
    Passion B. 4 years ago
    Simple recipe, something that only took less than 15 minutes to make. Daughter loved it! Definitely a keeper!
    Alana W. 4 years ago
    It is surprisingly delicious and so simple to make! I added 2 cloves of garlic, 2-3 dashes red pepper flakes and a couple dashes balsamic vinegar to the tomato sauce. This will be added into my regular meal planning. Yum!