Cheesy tuna pesto pasta



Cheesy tuna pesto pastaLook no further than your storecupboard for this filling, family-friendly dish.


Takes 15 minutes • Serves 4
– 400g/14oz penne
– 200g can yellowfin tuna steaks in olive oil
– 190g jar basil pesto (or try a different flavour such as spinach, tomato or aubergine)
– 100g/4oz Cheddar, grated
– 250g punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
– green salad, to serve


Step 1:
Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.

Step 2:
Meanwhile, tip the tuna and its oil into a 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.

Step 3:
Drain the pasta, then toss with the pesto mix. Tip into a shallow baking dish, scatter with the
remaining cheese, then grill for 3 minutes until just melted. Serve with a green salad.

Food: Cheesy tuna pesto pasta

• Per serving 696 kcalories, protein 40g, carbohydrate 79g, fat 27g, saturated fat 11g, fibre 4g, sugar 5g, salt 1.5g

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