Simple Tuna Pasta

- Jamie Oliver

Serves: 2 | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Super Easy

200g spaghetti
sea salt
1 large clove of garlic , peeled
1 fresh red chilli
2 anchovy fillets
4 ripe cherry tomatoes
extra virgin olive oil
1 x 200g jar of quality tuna in olive oil
1 tablespoon baby capers , rinsed
1/2 lemon , juice from
100g wild rocket , washed

1. Cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling salted water until al dente.
2. Meanwhile, finely slice the garlic and chilli, then roughly chop the anchovies and tomatoes.
3. Heat 3 tablespoons of oil (use the oil from the tin of tuna for added flavour) in a frying pan over a medium heat, then add the garlic, chilli, anchovies and capers. Fry for 2 minutes, add the tomatoes and toss well.
4. Reserving some of the cooking water, drain the pasta and add to the sauce. Toss well over the heat until lovely and glossy, adding a splash of the cooking water to loosen, if needed.
5. Flake in the tuna, then add some lemon juice and most of the rocket.
6. Toss well to warm the tuna through and wilt the rocket, 
7. Season carefully with salt and more lemon juice.
8. Serve with a drizzle of oil, and a scattering of the reserved rocket. 

January 08, 2016 by Il Providore (Main Login)
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