Tuna Pasta Bake

Tuna Pasta Bake

Tuna Pasta Bake Recipe


250g dried penne pasta

1 onion finely chopped

2 tsp olive oil

1/3 cup corn flour

375 g crushed tomatoes

1 cup corn kernels

1 zucchini sliced

1 carrot sliced

1 head broccoli cut into florets

145g (1 1/2 cups) coarsely grated cheddar

425g tinned Tuna


1. Preheat oven to 200°C

2. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling water following packet directions. Drain.

3. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, corn, zucchini, carrot and broccoli and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until the vegetables soften.

tuna pasta bake recipe

4. Stir in the canned tomatoes and tuna.

tuna pasta bake recipe

5. Mix corn flour with small amount of water and add to sauce.

6. Place over medium heat and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

7. Add the pasta, vegetable mixture and 1/2 cup of cheese to the sauce. Spoon pasta mixture into an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese over pasta.

8. Bake for 40 minutes or until golden. Serve with mixed salad leaves, if desired.

*Easy to freeze

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Lunch Box Option

Lunch: Cold Tuna Pasta Salad

Baked: Hot cross bun

Fruit: Nectarine

Snack: Carrots and Snow Peas

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    June 5, 2013 at 3:23 pm

    easily diversified, just interchange the tuna for chicken or leave out altogether and can change up the vegetables quite easily too. thanks for the recipe 🙂

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