Start with some high quality ingredients- like 100% semolina pasta. The tuna that you use should be packed in olive oil. I found a great tuna that is jarred ..not canned and comes packed in olive oil..just like the kind I use in Italy, it is called Tonnino Tuna and can be found at many gourmet stores. But Tonnino Tuna is also wild caught and hand picked so it is really an artisan tuna product.
Here is the recipe, enjoy and serve with a dry white wine..
1 box whole wheat or regular pasta (made with semolina flour)
*1 -16 oz can or 1 lb fresh plum tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, handful fresh parsley or 1 tsp dried parsley, 1 clove garlic, 1 small onion, 1 jar Tonnino Tuna
Pasta Con Tonno (Pasta with Tuna)
*1lb. box whole wheat or regular penne pasta (made from semolina flour)
*2 tblsps extra virgin olive oil
*1- 16 ounce can or 1 lb fresh plum tomatoes
*1 handful fresh or 1 tsp dried parsley chopped
*1 garlic clove
*1 slice onion chopped
*1-jar (6.7 ounces) Tonnino Tuna
Fill past pot with water, when water comes to a rolling boil, place in 1 tablespoon of kosher salt. In a saucepan, place olive oil , chopped onion, garlic clove, Saute till onion is just about golden. Then place in canned tomateos or fresh tomatoes that have been washed, seeded and cut. Drain tuna and place into tomatoes. Simmer till liquid has been absorbed, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle on chopped parsley. Cook pasta for time indicated on package, or ‘al dente’. Drain. Toss in tomato sauce. Serve hot.
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