Tuna & Mushroom Sauce

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"This is a pasta sauce with a difference. If you love Tuna then you will like this recipe. This sauce is usually served over cooked pasta. This is enough sauce to dress 350 grams (12oz) of pasta."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (152.5 g)
  • Calories 237.2
  • Total Fat - 19.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 2.9 g
  • Cholesterol - 19.7 mg
  • Sodium - 345.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 3.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1 g
  • Sugars - 2.1 g
  • Protein - 12.6 g
  • Calcium - 14.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Note: If using fresh tomatoes ~ peel the tomatoes first then roughly chop. If using canned ~ drain well then roughly chop.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a medium size pan, and add the crushed garlic and quickly cook over a medium her until just turning golden.

Step 3

Add the drained and chopped anchovy fillets and cook for a few minutes, mashing fillets with a wooden spoon then add the diced mushrooms.

Step 4

Add the chopped peeled or drained tomatoes to the pan along with the stock. Cover and cook over a low for 30 minutes. After the approx 30 minutes flake the drained tuna into the sauce.

Step 5

Taste the sauce and adjust the seasonings, sprinkle with chopped parsley, remove from heat and stir into the cooked pasta (if using pasta).

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.