Mackerel Pasta Recipe • Seafood Nutrition Partnership


8 ounces of uncooked penne pasta, or pasta of choice
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 teaspoons minced garlic
3/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes
1 tablespoon of drained capers
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 cups fresh baby spinach (packed)
Salt and pepper to taste
8 oz of canned mackerel, drained
Try this quick, easy, and budget-friendly canned mackerel pasta recipe that you and your family will love!


1.Boil a pot of water for the penne and cook it according to package instructions.
2.Reserve 3/4 cup of the pasta water
3.Add the mackerel, capers, sun-dried tomatoes, and lemon juice to the pan. Allow it to heat for a few minutes
4.Add the drained pasta, spinach, parsley, and parmesan to the skillet and toss.
5.Slowly add pasta water (as needed, you may not need the entire ¾ cup) and continue to toss until the spinach has wilted and the parmesan cheese has melted.
6.Season with salt & pepper as needed

Need an inexpensive seafood recipe? We got you! Canned mackerel is the perfect addition to this tasty pasta meal and is also budget-friendly. This recipe is the perfect dish to keep your family happy and healthy.

Enjoy this recipe for mackerel pasta and don’t forget to Eat Seafood America!

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