Tuna basil and lemon spaghetti

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A quick and economical meal with the fresh flavour of lemon and the wonderful fragrance of basil.

Tuna basil and lemon spaghetti
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:534
Ready in:15 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:25th October 2012

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I only wish I could grow basil outside, at home easily.

Paul R Smith


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to serve


  1. Cook the spaghetti in boiling water for 10 minutes and drain well.
  2. Drain the tuna, reserving 2 tablespoons of the oil, discard the rest of the oil
  3. Flake the tuna into a bowl and mix with the lemon juice, zest and capers
  4. Toss the tuna into the pasta together with the reserved oil
  5. Serve garnished with the chopped tomatoes and sprinkled with the fresh basil

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