Pasta with tuna cream

Pasta with tuna cream the recipe for the simple and creamy first course

Pasta with tuna cream is a very quick and tasty first course, a creamy variant of the classic tuna pasta. The ideal recipe when you have little time to prepare lunch or dinner, but you want to make a tasty dish.

You can use the pasta format you prefer including penne, rigatoni, farfalle, fusilli, spaghetti; to make the dressing, however, you will only need canned tuna and cream cheese, which will be blended together raw. In our recipe, we have made this delicious creamy pasta without cream but with ricotta, we have also enriched the preparation with the addition of dried tomatoes in oil and oregano, to make it even tastier. Once ready you can enjoy it both hot and cold, it will still be delicious. Here’s how to make this crafty and delicious recipe in no time.

Ready in: 20MIN
Calories in the recipe: 1985 kcal


PASTA 380 gr • 365 kcal
TUNA IN OIL 150 gr
SALT UP as required • 21 kcal
OREGANO as required
The calories refer to 100 grams of the product

How to prepare pasta with tuna cream

Boil the water in which you will cook the pasta (1). Drain the tuna in oil or the natural one (2) and put it in a bowl and mash it with a fork, until you make small pieces. Add the ricotta (3) and a little cooking water and mix until creamy.

Set aside the dried tomatoes in oil (4), to be added at the end of preparation. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water (5) and drain it al dente, leaving aside a little cooking water. Season with tuna cream and cooking water, if necessary. Serve it with dried tomatoes and rosemary. Your pasta with tuna cream is ready to be enjoyed hot or cold (6).


To obtain an even more creamy mixture, you can blend the tuna and ricotta with the hand blender or with the mixer.

You can enrich the pasta with tuna cream also with capers, olives, tomato, corn or with the ingredients you prefer and replace the oregano with basil, so as to customize it according to your tastes.

If you are looking for a quick and tasty dish, try the pasta with tuna and olives, ideal when we have little time and few ingredients in the pantry.


It is advisable to consume pasta with tuna cream both hot and cold after preparation, to enjoy it at its best.

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