Tuna Pasta Bake
Tuna Pasta Bake
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Turn those tuna cans and pasta packets that have been gathering dust in your pantry into this scrumptious tuna pasta bake recipe. Baked pasta and tuna in a delicious tomato sauce with melted cheese on top.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories704kcal
Carbs60g
Fat37g
Saturates16g
Sugars9g
Protein34g
Fibre5g

Ingredients

  • 50 ml Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic
  • 1 tsp Crushed Chillies
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Onions
  • 1 Bell Pepper Red
  • 1 Bell Pepper Green
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper
  • 200 g Tuna
  • 250 g Pasta Penne
  • 300 g Pasta Sauce
  • 100 ml Double Cream
  • 250 g Cheese Mozzarella

Instructions

  • Heat up the oil in a pan on medium heat until hot
  • Add the finely chopped garlic cloves, cumin seeds and crushed chillies then sauté for 1-2 minutes
  • Add the chopped onions and cook for 3-4 minutes until softened
  • As the onions are cooking chop the bell peppers and add into the pan then cook for a further 4-5 minutes on medium heat
  • Add the tuna then cook for 2-3 minutes ensuring that you break up the tuna as you mix
  • Add the pasta sauce in and cook for 3-4 minutes
  • Add the double cream and cook for another 4-5 minutes
  • Add the boiled penne pasta and cook for 3-4 minutes on low heat
  • Add 100g of the mozzarella cheese then mix until cheese is melted
  • Transfer the pasta mixture into a heatproof oven dish and top with the remaining mozzarella cheese
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200°c Gas Mark 6 for 10-12 minutes
  • Serve immediately alongside a healthy green salad and enjoy!

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