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Tuna and Lemon Pasta with green beans on a white serving dish

Tuna and lemon pasta

This tuna and lemon pasta recipe is a quick and easy midweek dinner option the whole family will enjoy!


Serves: Serves 4

Number of ingredients: 6 Ingredients

To prep: 5 Minutes Prep

To cook: 20 Minutes Cook

Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy : 1436kJ

  • Protein: 23.9g

  • Fat (total) : 6.9g

  • - Saturated Fat: 1.5g

  • Carbohydrate (total): 43.2g

  • - Sugar: 1.3g

  • Fibre: 5.1g

  • Sodium: 64mg


250g dried pasta

425g can tuna in springwater, drained

1 tablespoon olive oil

Rind and juice from 1 small lemon (or 2 tablespoons lemon juice)

2 cups frozen green beans (or other frozen vegetables)



  1. Add pasta to a pan of boiling water. Cook according to packet instructions (10-15 minutes) until almost cooked through. Add the green beans to the boiling water and cook for another 2 minutes. Drain pasta and beans.
  2. Put pasta and green beans back into saucepan over low heat and add the remaining ingredients. Stir until ingredients are mixed well and hot through.
  3. Add pepper to taste and serve.