This is one of my favourite pasta sauces I make on the occasions I need a quick dinner and kids love it! It freezes well so you can make a double portion and store the left overs in air-tight containers for the times life is too busy.

Preparation time: 10 min    

Cooking time time: 15 min


  • 1 onion
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 can of tuna
  • 2 cans of chopped tomatoes or 2 kg of fresh tomatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • peppers
  • black olives (optional)
  • basel (optional)


  1. In a pot, heat oil over medium high heat. Add  crashed garlic  half the onion, saute until soft and translucent, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes and basel season with salt and pepper.
  3. Simmer uncovered on medium heat for about 20 min until thick.
  4. If sauce still tastes acidic, add some honey or butter, 1 tablespoon at a time to round out the flavors.
  5. Add the sauce into food processor. Process until smooth.
  6. While you prepare the sauce in a separate pan heat the oil and add the onion and fry for about 2 min.
  7. Add the tuna and grated carrot. Saute for another 3-5 min.
  8. Mix the tuna with the tomato sauce. If you like you can mix in some black sliced olives.