Simple tuna Mediterranean pasta
You can never have enough speedy dinner or lunch recipes. Feed the family with our simple Mediterranean tuna pasta. It’s so tasty and uses simple everyday ingredients. Chances are they’re in your pantry already!
Simple does not need to lack taste or nutrition.
Ashleigh Feltham (MNutrDiet)
When selecting your favourite pasta I recommend going for a whole grain variety to increase the nutrients your body will receive. This includes B vitamins as well as more fibre to help keep you fuller for longer and promote a healthy weight.
The extra virgin olive oil is by far the healthiest oil around with a fantastic array of health benefits as a monounsaturated fat. This helps your cholesterol composition favour a healthy type with more HDL-Cholesterol and lower LDL-cholesterol. On top of this extra virgin olive oil has polyphenols which act as antioxidants and help to keep your body healthy.
The vitamin C in the capsicum and tomatoes will help to keep your immune system strong. Vitamin C is also a component needed to make collagen, so it assists in keeping your skin youthful too. Tomato is also a great source of lycopene needed for a healthy heart and prostate.
Let’s not forget the benefits of adding 2 x 75g pouches Safcol tuna Italian style tomato and onion or Oil Blend. Omega 3 fat in fish provides the type of omega 3 your body can use called EPD and DHA. On top of this a healthy fat, it also helps your cholesterol and has been linked to improvements in brain health. Fish is a fantastic source of iodine, needed for a healthy thyroid and metabolism.
If you like tuna, be sure to check out our tuna recipes page for more inspiration!