Fusilli Pasta With Tuna and Pesto Sauce

If you want to make a delicious healthy meal and you want to temporarily get rid of artery clogging foods, try this recipe and you will surely love it.

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Healthy Tuna Pasta with Pesto

I love cooking and eating pasta and I have already posted some of my favorite pasta recipes but for Pesto, I prefer to use fusilli because I like the way the tuna gets lodged in the twists of the corkscrews.

Tuna Pesto Pasta
Pasta with Pesto and Tuna Ingredients

Yield: Serves 4- 5

Fusilli Pasta With Tuna and Pesto Sauce Ingredients

  • 190 grams Classic Pesto Sauce
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon virgin olive oil
  • 100 grams tuna in water
  • 500 grams Fusilli Pasta
  • 50 grams Freshly grated Parmesan for serving (optional)

Tuna Pesto Pasta
Easy to Cook Pesto Recipe

Cooking Fusilli Pasta With Tuna and Pesto Sauce in two easy steps :

  1. Begin heating a large pot of water for the pasta. In a large pasta bowl, break up the tuna. Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan or saucepan over medium heat, and add the garlic. Cook, stirring, just until fragrant, and remove from the heat. Add to the tuna and the pesto sauce then mix together.
  2. When the pasta is al dente, drain and transfer to the bowl with the tuna and pesto sauce then toss everything together, and serve. Pass the Parmesan at the table.

Tuna Pesto Pasta
Vegetarian Pasta Recipe

I forgot to buy fresh basil for the garnish so i used Chili leaves as a replacement. Good thing it looks perfectly the same. Yey!

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  • Jesse says:

    For some reason the tuna and pesto combination never occurred to me – looks great! I too love fusilli with tuna… it seems to pick up all of the tasty bits.

  • @Jesse – Ill try to cook another fulilli pasta recipe soon

  • leny bravo says:


    i always love to eat san marino…any time of the day.. even my daughther and niece too.. do have recipe books or magazine that we buy ..
    anoher thing can you send a special recepi … that i could prepare to bring for my friend shower party.. easy to do…


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