Pasta with Cold Tomato and Tuna Sauce

5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine European
Servings4 people


  • 4 beefsteak tomato (s)
  • 0.5 ½ bunch basil
  • 1 can tuna in its own juice (50 g drained weight)
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar bianco
  • 2 cloves garlic)
  • salt and pepper
  • 400 g pasta (whole wheat pasta, e.. fusilli)


  • Score the tomatoes crosswise, scald, peel, core and cut the pulp into small pieces. Puree half of the tomatoes. Wash the basil and shake dry, pluck the leaves from the stems and chop them into small pieces. Drain the tuna well in a colander. Mix the diced tomatoes and the tomato puree with the olive oil and vinegar. Peel and squeeze the garlic. Chop the tuna and stir into the tomato sauce with the basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Cook the pasta according to the instructions on the packet, drain, mix with the sauce and serve immediately.
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