Pasta Puttanesca

Briny olives, great quality tuna, tons and tons of garlic and salty capers. This is a favorite for a quick weeknight meal because literally everything you already have on hand. It’s legit a meal you can make entirely from your pantry and the whole family will be satisfied.


Original recipe courtesy of What's Gaby Cooking.

Total Time 4-6 Servings

Absolutely adore the yellowfin tuna with olive oil. I can eat it straight without adding any extras, it also is extremely healthy! I never knew I could LOVE tuna, especially without mayo!

Natalie R.

Love it. Best tuna that we can get in the U.S. Closest thing to the freshness of the tuna we bring back from Italy.

Janice M.
Waterbury, Connecticut

Wow!! First time buyer, and I’ll never go back to other company. Light, flaky and moist yet flavorful. Albacore Tuna with Olive Oil is delicious. Genova is my new brand in seafood.

Suzanne S.
Utica, New York

Hands down the best canned tuna I've ever had. Always in nice meaty chunks, and the taste is out of this world.

Judy S.
Del Norte, Colorado

REALLY enjoyed Genova's Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil. Firm, flavorful and filling! Unique packaging! #GenovaSeafood

Nancy W.
Fort Collins, Colorado

I just tried Genova tuna in oil for the first time. I have to say it is some of the freshest tasting tuna I have tried. I am hooked! #GenovaSeafood

Dia C.
San Antonio, Texas

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 2 anchovy filets, chopped
  • 1 28-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 or 2 6-oz cans Genova Yellowfin or Albacore tuna in Easy-Open Cans
  • ½ cup pitted black olives, rough chop
  • ½ cup pitted castelvetrano olives, rough chop
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • Crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • 1 pound fettuccine
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • Torn fresh basil leaves, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, warm the olive oil with the garlic and anchovies over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until garlic is lightly golden, about 1-2 minutes.
  2. Drain tomatoes and add to skillet, season with salt and pepper. Raise heat to medium-high and cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes break down and mixture becomes saucy, about 10 minutes. Stir in the tuna, olives, capers and red pepper flakes, and continue to simmer.
  3. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and toss with sauce. Taste and adjust seasonings as necessary, garnish with fresh herbs and serve.

About the Author

Welcome to What’s Gaby Cooking! WGC is a celebration of what it’s like to live the California Girl Life. That means it’s always sunny, green goddess salads for lunch are a great idea, slutty brownies for dinner are equally as acceptable and I’ll never say no to a burrito with extra guacamole - it’s all about balance!