Penne and Tuna
2 tbsp olive oil
1 red onion, finely sliced
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 x 400g/14oz can chopped tomatoes
500g/1lb 2oz penne or pasta tubes
2 x 200g/7oz cans tuna steak in spring water
3 tbsp small capers
a few fresh basil leaves, torn
salt and ground black pepper
1 Heat the oil in a pan, then add the red onion and fry over a low heat for 10 minutes or until softened but not browned. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
2 Add the tomatoes and stir well. Season to taste with salt and pepper and simmer over a medium heat for 10 minutes until the sauce reduces and thickens
3 Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pan of lightly salted boiling water according to the pack instructions.
4 Drain the tuna and cut into small chunks. Stir into the tomato sauce along with the capers and basil.
5 Drain the pasta, return to the pan and toss with the tuna sauce. Serve immediately in shallow bowls.
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