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Cheesy tuna pasta bake

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Cheesy tuna pasta bake

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Ingredients (for 4 servings)

  • 350g fusilli 
  • 200g can yellow fin tuna in olive oil 
  • 190g jar basil pesto (or try a different flavour such as spinach, tomato or aubergine pesto) 
  • 100g cheddar, grated 
  • 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved 
Tuna pasta nut value

StepStep 1

Boil the pasta. Meanwhile, tip the tuna and its oil into a large bowl with the pesto. Mash together with a wooden spoon. Stir in a third of the cheese and all of the tomatoes. Heat the grill to high.

StepStep 2

When the pasta is cooked, drain and toss through the pesto mix. Tip into a shallow baking dish and scatter with the remaining cheese. Place the dish under the grill for 3-4 mins until just melted, then serve with a green salad and garlic bread.

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