Healthy Recipes

Tuna and Vegetable Pasta Bake

This Tuna and Vegetable Pasta Bake is a great family friendly recipe, so make it in a larger batch to share with everyone at dinner. Freeze leftovers for another day when you are short on time and need a healthy meal on the table in a hurry.

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Serves 4, prep time 10 mins, cook time 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wholemeal pasta, any shape
  • 12 oz canned tuna in water
  • 2 medium carrots, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cups crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp dried Italian herbs
  • 1 & 1/3 cups cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, grated

Method

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook the pasta for half the time instructed on the package (it will finish cooking in the oven) and drain well.
  • Combine drained pasta with drained tuna, diced carrot, pepper, peas, crushed tomatoes, water and basil in a baking dish. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Top with grated cheese and dried herbs and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and bubbly.

 

Nutritional Information Per Serving

396 calories

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