Serves 4-6
Cost of recipe approx. R 75.00


  • 450g Pasta (shape of your choice)
  • 2x cans chopped tomatoes
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion, cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil or
  • 2x 170g cans tuna in oil, drained
  • Zest of 1 lemon


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, place tomatoes, garlic, onion, red pepper flakes and salt into a large pan over high heat. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 25 minutes, until the tomato sauce comes together. Remove garlic and onion and discard.
  • Add pasta, tuna and lemon zest to the sauce. Toss until combined and serve.

Recipe adapted from

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