Spicy Tuna Fusilli

Spicy Tuna Fusilli

A classic Italian staple, with a spicy kick. Tuna and tomato make a classic pair when it comes to a pasta sauce, made even better with Filippo Berio Chilli Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Quick and easy, a great post-work dinner to rustle up in no time. For the best tomato sauce recipe click on the image below.

Categories: Fish, Pasta

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 15 mins



  • 4 tbsp Filippo Berio Chilli Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 quantity of tomato sauce (click on image for best tomato sauce recipe)
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • Zest ½ lemon
  • 500g fusilli pasta
  • 160g can tuna, drained


  1. Heat the tomato sauce in a large frying pan.
  2. Stir in the chilli flakes and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pan of boiling water for 10 minutes or according to packet instructions.
  4. Flake the tuna into the tomato sauce with the lemon zest and bring back up to the boil.
  5. Drain the pasta and stir in the tuna sauce and drizzle with the Filippo Berio Chilli Flavoured Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
  6. Serve with fresh basil, if desired.

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Chilli Flavoured Olive Oil

A note of peppery spiciness has been added to Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil to create an oil that is perfect for adding spice to pizzas, poultry or pasta. Contains real pieces of dry chilli.

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