Quick & Easy Tuna Carbonara


  • 1 pack (400 g) Del Monte spaghetti (you may use a different brand)
  • 2 pouches (200 g each) Del Monte carbonara sauce (you may use a different brand)
  • 4 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 2 cans (155 g each) tuna chunks in oil (drained, reserve oil)
  • ⅓ tbsp grated cheddar cheese
  • ⅔ cup canned sliced mushroom
  • 4 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp grated lemon rind (optional)


  1. Sauté mushrooms in butter or margarine for 3 minutes (if using tuna in oil, include the reserved oil in sautéing).
  2. Add tuna and lemon juice then cook for another 2 minutes.
  3. Add the carbonara sauce and pasta broth.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Cover and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
  6. Add grated cheese and lemon rind.
  7. Pour over cooked spaghetti.
  8. Top with extra cheese if desired.

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