Mediterranean Seared Tuna Pasta Recipe

Mediterranean Seared Tuna Pasta Recipe


Perfectly seared tuna steaks take centre stage, drizzled with a vibrant tomato and olive sauce. Tossed with al dente pasta, this dish offers a delightful harmony of textures and flavours, making it both nourishing and satisfying.


  • 400g pasta
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tuna steaks (about 200g each)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 400g canned chopped tomatoes
  • 100g black olives, sliced
  • Fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Cook Pasta
    1 Cook Pasta

    Boil pasta in salted water until al dente, then drain.

  2. Sear Tuna
    2 Sear Tuna

    Season tuna steaks with salt and pepper, then sear in a hot skillet with olive oil until just cooked through, approximately 2-3 minutes per side. Slice thinly.

  3. Prepare the Sauce
    3 Prepare the Sauce

    In the same skillet, add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant. Stir in chopped tomatoes and cook until thickened.

  4. Combine and Serve
    4 Combine and Serve

    Toss the pasta with the tomato sauce, sliced seared tuna, and olives. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and drizzle with extra virgin olive oil.