Tuna With Pasta And Frisée Recipe

Tuna With Pasta And Frisée Recipe

How To Make Tuna With Pasta And Frisée

Enjoy both tender and crunchy bites with this simple tuna with pasta and frisee recipe! Tuna, chestnuts, and pasta are tossed in a tangy dressing.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ½lbpasta,such as fusilli, radiatore or quadrefiore
  • cupextra virgin olive oil,plus 1 tbsp
  • 8large fresh water chestnuts,peeled, or 1 small granny smith apple, peeled and cut into ½-inch chunks
  • 4large scallions
  • ¼cupfresh lemon juice
  • 3clovesgarlic
  • salt and freshly ground pepper,as needed
  • 6cupfrisée,packed, chopped
  • 10oztuna packed in olive oil,(1 jar), imported, drained and broken into large chunks with a fork


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta until al dente. Drain well and toss with 1 tablespoon of the extra-virgin olive oil.

  2. In a saucepan of boiling salted water, blanch the water chestnuts for 1 minute. Drain and slice ¼-inch thick.

  3. In a large bowl, mix the remaining olive oil with scallions, lemon juice, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Add the pasta, frisée, tuna, and the water chestnuts; toss well and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 558.25kcal
  • Fat: 24.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.79g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.34g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.89g
  • Fiber: 5.17g
  • Sugar: 3.89g
  • Protein: 29.83g
  • Cholesterol: 12.76mg
  • Sodium: 592.61mg
  • Calcium: 93.80mg
  • Potassium: 691.34mg
  • Iron: 2.72mg
  • Vitamin A: 153.42µg
  • Vitamin C: 22.64mg
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