Spaghetti with Tuna-Mint Sauce

Toss spaghetti with canned tuna, crushed red pepper flakes and fresh mint for a unique dish.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 pound spaghetti

Three 12-ounce cans tuna packed in extra-virgin olive oil

1 medium shallot, finely chopped

Crushed red pepper flakes

1 cup torn fresh mint leaves


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the spaghetti according to package directions. Reserve 3/4 cup of the pasta cooking water and then drain.
  2. Stir the tuna, shallots and red pepper flakes together in a large bowl. Season with salt, pepper. Stir in the cooked pasta, the reserved 3/4 cup pasta cooking water and mint.
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