Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Tuna pasta bake

Tuna pasta bake

Whip up this cheap treat using storecupboard ingredients, tinned tuna and sweetcorn

Prep: 10 mins 
Cook: 20 mins 
Serves 6

Nutrition per serving...............

Calories  752
Carbohydrates  99
Saturated Fat  15
Sugar  12
Protein  37
Fat  26
Fiber  4
Salt  1.43


-600g rigatoni

-50g butter

-50g plain flour

-600ml milk

-250g strong cheddar, grated

-2 x 160g cans tuna steak in spring water, drained

-330g can sweetcorn, drained

-large handful chopped parsley


1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Boil the pasta for 2 mins less time than stated on the pack. To make the sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in the flour. Cook for 1 min, then gradually stir in the milk to make a thick white sauce. Remove from the heat and stir in all but a handful of cheese.

2. Drain the pasta, mix with the white sauce, tuna, sweetcorn and parsley, then season. Transfer to a baking dish and top with the rest of the grated cheese. Bake for 15-20 mins until the cheese on top is golden and starting to brown.

Source : bbcgoodfoodme

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