Healthy Meal Prep
Tuna Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe

Tuna Tomato Pasta Sauce


This tuna tomato pasta sauce is made with canned tuna and goes well with any type of pasta, though short shapes like penne, fusilli, or macaroni are preferred.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small chile pepper, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 9 ounces drained canned tuna
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (22 ounce) can diced tomatoes


  1. Heat olive oil in a deep skillet over medium heat and cook chile and garlic until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add tuna, tomato paste, sugar, salt, and pepper and cook for 5 minutes. Add tomatoes and simmer until flavors are well combined, 5 to 10 minutes.

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Nutritional Information

Tuna Tomato Pasta Sauce

Servings Per Recipe: 2
Calories: 390.2
% Daily Value *
protein: 74 %
carbohydrates: 8 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 17 %
fat: 23 %
saturated fat: 11 %
cholesterol: 13 %
vitamin a iu: 66 %
niacin equivalents: 187 %
vitamin b6: 37 %
vitamin c: 140 %
folate: 3 %
calcium: 14 %
iron: 57 %
magnesium: 19 %
potassium: 29 %
sodium: 77 %
thiamin: 10 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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