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Tomato and Tuna Pasta Sauce with Leek

Posted on: 25th Jan 2009

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3 tins of tuna in brine (drained)
2 tins of chopped tomatoes (400g each)
1 small tin of tomato puree (150g)
1 large onion (chopped)
3 tbs olive oil
black peppercorns
1 tbs garlic granules
2 tsp oregano
150 ml soured cream
1 small leek (cut lengthwise, washed and sliced)


In a large frying pan or wok fry onions on oil, until golden brown, reduce fire. Add tuna, tomatoes, tomato puree, garlic granules, oregano and heat over low fire until bubbling. Stir in chopped leek and fry only a while longer. Remove from fire, season with greshly ground peppercorns and soured cream.

Serve over your favourite pasta.

Make enough sauce for about 750g pasta (weight before cooking).

Margot DOLEWSKA DYERMargot DOLEWSKA DYER is Brighton based blogger dedicated to crafts, recipes, reviews, food styling and photography. She is also behind 416 Studios specializing in web design & photo retouching. You can connect with her via Google+.

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  1. Mmm, this is exactly the kind of pasta sauce my husband likes best :)

  2. Now this is interesting. Would’ve never thought to combine tuna and tomato like this. Sounds like it’d be just perfect over spaghetti.

  3. This is so different. Thanks for sharing.

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