Here is everything you need

  • 10.5 oz. (300g) penne or other pasta
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 can (14.oz/400g) plum tomatoes
  • 1 tsp. herbs de province
  • 11 oz. (320g) canned tuna, in water
  • 7 oz. (200g) fresh spinach


How to put it together

  1. Cook the pasta according to instructions on the packaging. 
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add in the garlic and onion, and cook for 2-3 mins, until softened. Next, add in the chopped pepper and plum tomatoes. 
  3. Using a wooden spoon, break up the tomatoes into pieces and cook for 5 mins. Add in a splash of water if necessary, to avoid burning, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Once pasta is cooked, add it to the pan and combine. Next, add in the spinach and cook for another 2-3 mins until wilted. 
  5. Finally, add in the tuna, mix well to combine and take off the heat. Serve with freshly ground black pepper.

Rick’s Opinion

Tuna contains all essential amino acids required by the body for growth and maintenance of lean muscle tissue.