Linguini with Tuna, Leeks and Capers

  • Preparation Time20 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
350g linguine
50g leeks
150g canned tuna
15g chopped parsley
Handful of chopped capers
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
40g Parmigiano Reggiano

1. Wash and cut the leeks into small batons.

2. Gently braise them in a pan with a drizzle of olive oil. When they starts to become slightly golden and crispy add the chopped capers and the chopped parsley. After few seconds add the drained tuna, in chunks. Set aside.

3. Boil linguine in plenty boiling water. We recommend using 1 litre of water for every 100g of pasta.

4. Before draining, remember to set aside a spoonful of pasta water to help toss and stir the pasta and sauce together

5. Drain al dente, toss in the pan with the tuna sauce.

6. Add a little of the cooking water, sprinkle with grated Parmigiano and serve.

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