Easy PEASy Canned Tuna Pasta

April 2, 2020

Author: KatieChin

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Here’s the Easy PEASy Canned Tuna Pasta recipe from my latest COOKED UP COOKING WITH KATIE Facebook livestream – You + 1 can of tuna, a pantry love story:  3 easy recipes!!

Easy PEASy Canned Tuna Pasta


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, packed in oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3/4 thawed frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 4 ounces dried spaghetti or any pasta of your liking


  1. Prepare pasta according to package. Reserve 2 tablespoons of pasta water. Drain.
  2. Heat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil and swirl to coat. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the tuna, lemon juice, peas, parsley and reserve pasta water and stir until heated through. Add the pasta and toss until combined. Season with salt & pepper. Serve immediately with freshly grated parmesan cheese and lemon zest.