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Simple Canned Tuna Pasta

  • Author: Seonkyoung Longest


  • 8 oz dry spaghetti or any other shape pasta
  • 5 oz canned tuna in oil or water
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 1/2 tbsp mayonnaise 
  • 1/2 tsp salt and pepper
  • Lime juice, to taste
  • 4 oz green beans, cut into 1” long pieces
  • 2 tbsp garlic infused olive oil or extra virgin olive oil


  1. Cook pasta in salted boiling water by following the directions of the package. 
    Meanwhile in a mixing bowl, combine tuna, garlic, mayonnaise, salt, pepper and lime juice. Mix well and set aside. 
  2. When pasta has 1 minute left to finish, add green beans into boiling water. Cook the pasta and green beans together for 1 minute and drain. Save 1/2 cup of pasta water just in case.
  3. Add cooked pasta and green beans into tuna mixture. Drizzle garlic infused oil top of the pasta. Mix everything together. If it’s too thick, add 1 tbsp pasta water at a time. Enjoy!