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Tuna Pasta Bake

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Tuna Pasta Bake

This recipe meets the GREEN criteria in the National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines.

Serves 8

Ingredients
Olive oil spray
2 cups pasta (uncooked)
1½ cup frozen peas, carrot and corn mix
1 x 425g can tuna in spring water, drained and flaked
3 cups reduced fat milk
2 tbsp cornflour
1 cup reduced fat grated cheese
⅓ cup wholemeal breadcrumbs

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (fan-forced) and lightly spray a large rectangular ovenproof dish with oil.
  2. Cook pasta as per packet instructions. Add frozen vegetables before pasta is cooked. Drain and add to ovenproof dish.
  3. Stir tuna through the pasta. 
  4. Add cornflour to the milk and stir to combine. Add milk to a saucepan and heat, stirring constantly. Stir through half of the grated cheese until the sauce thickens. 
  5. Pour sauce over pasta and top with breadcrumbs and the rest of the grated cheese.
  6. Bake in oven for 30 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the breadcrumbs have browned.