Recipe

Creamy tuna pasta bake

One of those perfect stand-by recipes for a week-night family dinner, you can use a can of flavoured tuna, such as chilli or lemon pepper, to add interest if you like.

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Creamy tuna pasta bake
  • 375 gram macaroni pasta
  • 2 1/4 cup (625ml) pouring cream
  • 1 1/2 cup (180g) coarsely grated cheddar cheese
  • 425 gram canned tuna, drained, flaked

Method

Creamy tuna pasta bake
  • 1
    Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water, until tender; drain.
  • 2
    Bring cream to the boil in same pan. Reduce heat; stir in pasta, half the cheese and all the tuna. Stir over heat until mixture comes to the boil.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, preheat grill (broiler).
  • 4
    Spoon pasta into shallow 2-litre (8-cup) baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; heat under grill until cheese melts and is browned lightly. It is fine to use just one 600ml carton, or two 300ml cartons, of cream for this recipe.

Notes

It is fine to use just one 600ml carton, or two 300ml cartons, of cream for this recipe.

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