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Tuna Pasta Bake

Updated: Jul 13

Tuna pasta bake is a quick & easy dish that is great for feeding the family from your store cupboard. Great way to hide vegetables too! Serve with a green salad on the side.


Makes approximately 4 servings

Preparation time is approximately 5 minutes

Cooking time is approximately 20 minutes


Jess made it for her Twenty20 Challenge - check out the video!


ingredients

Tin of tuna chunks (in brine or oil)

Can of cream of mushroom soup (or cream of chicken)

Sweetcorn and carrots (any fresh, tinned, frozen or jars of veg)

75g – 100g cheese for serving (cheddar)

500g (approx. 2 handfuls per person) of pasta (gluten free if necessary)


How to make your tuna pasta bake

  1. Heat the oven to 180 C

  2. Add your pasta to a large pan of salted boiling water and cook according to the packet instructions (approx. 10 mins). In the last few minutes of cooking, add the veg and stir.

  3. Drain the pasta & veg and set aside (save a couple of tbsp. of the cooking water if possible)

  4. Add the drained tuna chunks and the soup and stir. Sprinkle on the cheese.

  5. Bake for 10 – 15 minutes.

  6. Leftovers can be kept in the fridge, in a bowl covered in cling film or in an airtight container, for a couple of days.

HINTS & TIPS


If you haven’t got a can of soup handy, it can be made with chopped tomatoes / passata like in the CG food parcel video. It would even work with the CG hidden veg versatile sauce.

This recipe is great for batch cooking!


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