Spaghetti Tuna

Prep Time30 min
Time to Table30 min

Bring home the taste of Italy with this kid friendly meal.


3 tbsp (45 mL) olive oil, divided
1/4 cup (50 mL) coarsely chopped onion
1 can (796 mL) diced tomatoes
salt and pepper
2 fresh basil leaves, chopped or 1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil
2 cans (80 g each) or 1 can (142 g) Clover Leaf Flaked Light Tuna in Olive Oil tri-pack or Flaked Light Tuna in Olive Oil & Chili Pepper tri-pack or Flaked Light Tuna in Olive Oil
1 lb (454 g) spaghetti or linguine


  1. Heat 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil in saucepan, over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stir until softened, about 3 mins. Add tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper and stir in basil. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to med-low and simmer until sauce thickens, about 20 mins.
  2. Flake the tuna into the tomato sauce. Cover and simmer to heat through, 8 to 10 mins. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain; then toss pasta with remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil and sauce. Serve immediately.


per serving
% Daily
Fat16 g25%
Saturated Fat2.5 g
Trans Fat0 g
Saturated + Trans13%
Cholesterol10 mg
Sodium135 mg6%
Carbohydrate92 g31%
Fibre6 g24%
Sugar7 g
Protein28 g
Vitamin A15%
Vitamin C35%

Claims per serving

Low in Cholesterol Very High Source of Fibre
Source of Protein Good Source of Vitamin A
Excellent Source of Vitamin C Excellent Source of Iron

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