Linguine Pasta with Tuna, Walnuts, and Lemon Recipe

Linguine Pasta with Tuna, Walnuts, and Lemon Recipe

How To Make Linguine Pasta with Tuna, Walnuts, and Lemon

Flaky tuna, crunchy walnuts, and tangy lemon creates a symphony of savory flavors in this belly-filling linguine pasta dish!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • ¾cupwalnuts
  • 1lbslinguine
  • olive oil
  • 4garlic cloves
  • 12oztuna,(2 cans), packed in oil
  • 2tsplemon zest,(from 2 lemons), grated
  • 2tsplemon juice
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ½tspfresh ground black pepper
  • ½cupfresh herbs,mixed, chopped


  1. In a small frying pan, toast the walnuts over moderately low heat, stirring frequently, for about 5 minutes, until golden brown. Or toast them in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes

  2. n a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the linguine for about 12 minutes, until just done. Drain.

  3. In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil over moderate heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Stir in the tuna and its oil and break up the tuna with a fork. Remove from the heat.

  4. Toss the linguine with the tuna mixture, the lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, pepper, herbs and the toasted walnuts.

  5. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 553.24kcal
  • Fat: 5.63g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.93g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.45g
  • Carbohydrates: 86.81g
  • Fiber: 4.19g
  • Sugar: 3.25g
  • Protein: 36.13g
  • Cholesterol: 33.17mg
  • Sodium: 486.04mg
  • Calcium: 47.13mg
  • Potassium: 693.98mg
  • Iron: 2.73mg
  • Vitamin A: 47.02µg
  • Vitamin C: 13.19mg
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