Creamy Tuna, Spinach & Lemon Pasta

Creamy Tuna, Spinach & Lemon Pasta

A pasta recipe that's sure to have a kick to it from the zestiness of the lemon. That takes it from a simple recipe to a delicious one as well!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 5
Calories 552 kcal


  • 280 g canned tuna drained
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 80 g yellow onion diced
  • 15 g garlic diced
  • 600 g besciamella sauce
  • 90 ml white wine
  • ½ vegetable stock cube
  • Salt & pepper
  • 500 g pasta
  • 1 tbsp chives chopped
  • 250 g spinach
  • 40 g capers
  • 1 tbsp lemon peel grated


  • Boil the pasta.
  • Heat the olive oil in a frying pan.
  • Add the onions & garlic to the pan & season them with salt & pepper. Cook for 3 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the spinach, ½ stock cube & wine to the pan. Cook for 3 minutes over medium heat with the pan covered.
  • Add the tuna, besciamella, capers, chives & lemon peel to the pan. Stir together. Bring to a boil & then let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Serve on top of the pasta.


Calories: 552kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 17gFat: 48gSaturated Fat: 28gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 185mgSodium: 1039mgPotassium: 855mgFiber: 3gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 6956IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 166mgIron: 4mg
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