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Zia Josie linguine with tuna and bocconcini


  • 150g baby bocconcini

  • 150g cherry tomatoes

  • 150g baby spinach leaves

  • 1/2 cup basil leaves

  • 1 shallot

  • 1 clove of garlic

  • 425g can tuna in oil

  • 500g linguine

  • 300ml thickened cream

  • splash white wine

  • salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Finely chop shallot and garlic, cut tomatoes and bocconcini in half, and drain the tuna (saving the oil for frying shallots)

  • 2.

    Fry shallot and garlic till tender (3-5minutes) then de-glaze pan with white wine and reduce, add cream and boil for 5 minutes.

  • 3.

    Bring large pan of water to boil add 1 tbsp of salt and linguine and cook for 8-10 minutes.

  • 4.

    Fold tuna into cream mixture, then the spinach, turn off the heat and add tomatoes, basil and bocconcini, stir in cooked linguine and serve.


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