Popular Recipes
A collection of popular Portuguese food recipes from mainland Portugal, the Azores, Madeira and around the world.

This Portuguese style pasta with tuna and cream recipe (receita de massa com atum) makes an affordable, practical and delicious meal.
Portuguese Style Pasta with Tuna Recipe
Preparation time:
Cooking Time:
Ready In:
Level of Difficulty:
Posted by:

Portuguese Style Pasta with Tuna Recipe

Portuguese Style Pasta with Tuna Recipe

Posted in: Pasta & Pizza
star star star star star
5 out of 5 with 2 ratings
Views 7095


1/2 lb of spiral pasta7 ounces of canned tuna in olive oil1 small chopped onion1 clove garlic, minced7 ounces of fresh rolled mushrooms3.5 ounces of spinach leaves2 teaspoons of olive oil2 tablespoons of tomato paste3/4 cup of heavy creamDried oregano (to taste)Salt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)
  • Get groceries & other stuff Get groceries and other stuff at Amazon.com
  • This site uses US measurements.


    1. In a saucepan with boiling water, add salt and a little olive oil.
    2. Add the pasta and stir.
    3. Let it cook according to the time indicated on the package.
    4. After the pasta is cooked, drain it.
    5. In a wok or frying pan, place the remaining olive oil, onion and garlic.
    6. Stir and cook.
    7. When sauteed, add the spinach.
    8. Add the mushrooms.
    9. Season with salt and pepper.
    10. Add the tuna and the tomato paste.
    11. Stir well and cook on high heat for about 1 minute.
    12. Add the pasta and mix very well.
    13. When it's hot, add the cream.
    14. Mix everything very well and when it begins to bubble, turn off the heat immediately.
    15. Sprinkle with the oregano and serve.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Neuza Costa, saborintenso.com

    Click here to join our Facebook group!


    You might also like
    Portuguese Style Penne Pasta with Chicken Recipe
    This Portuguese style penne pasta with chicken is very creamy and delicious, it does take a little while to make, but it is worth it.
    Portuguese Style Chicken & Mushroom Pizza Recipe
    This Portuguese style chicken and mushroom pizza (pizza de frango e cogumelos) takes less than 30 minutes to make and tastes amazing.
    Portuguese Style Tuna and Pasta Casserole Recipe
    This creamy and delicious Portuguese style tuna and pasta casserole recipe makes a great meal.