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Tuna pasta bake

 11 ratings

Prep Time:10 mins

Cooking Time:25 mins

Serves:4 Adults

Tuna pasta bake

Add a little low-fat grated cheese to the brown breadcrumbs for the top of the dish for some extra flavour.

About this recipe

This recipe is taken from the 101 Square Meals cookbook.

 


Ingredients

  • 375g / 13 oz. of pasta
  • 2 tins of tuna in brine, drained, approx. 198g / 7 oz.
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • pinch of salt if desired
  • pinch of pepper
  • 25g / 1 oz. of low-fat spread
  • 225g / 8 oz. fresh brown breadcrumbs, 6 slices

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / 350°F / Gas Mark 4
  2. Bring pasta to the boil and cook following the instructions on the packet, approximately 13 minutes. Drain water once cooked
  3. Flake the tuna into a bowl and add the chopped onion, Worcestershire sauce, salt if using, pepper and pasta
  4. Pour some of the mixture from step 3 into a casserole dish and cover with a layer of breadcrumbs
  5. Continue layering in this way until all ingredients have been used up
  6. Finish with a layer of breadcrumbs on the top, dot the surface with the low-fat spread and bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes
  7. Serve immediately

What you will need

  • Casserole dish
  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve with a tossed green salad or vegetables of your choice, for example, chopped carrots, peas or sweetcorn


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