Pasta and Red Pepper Tuna Sauce with Anchovies, Garlic and Basil

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2002

Follow these simple steps to transform canned tuna and a few other staples into a quick, highly flavored pasta dinner.

SERVES4 to 6

Pasta and Red Pepper Tuna Sauce with Anchovies, Garlic and Basil

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For our tuna and pasta recipe, we preferred water-packed tuna, drained and shredded to a fine and uniform texture. Adding it to the sauce at the last minute and allowing it to just heat through kept the tuna moist and tender. Pairing it wit...

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