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Tuna Pasta Bake

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Hello,

How is everyone getting on with their weight loss?

I made the following recipe about 3 weeks ago for me, my mum and my partner. As it said the recipe served 4 I expected my partner to eat 2 peoples servings as he usually does. AND yes, before you think it, he’s a rake, totally not fair.

Well I made it to the exact measurements and well…. To eat 1/4 of this meal you would have to me a giant. Even my partner couldn’t eat his 1 serving. Madness!

So, I have pointed this recipe as if it were to feed 6 which it will easily do, served with a little salad maybe. It may even feed 8 with salad and garlic bread or something similar.

 

Tuna Pasta Bake

Pro Points Per Serving: 13

 

Serves:  6

Prep Time:  10 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

 

Ingredients:

400g Fusilli Pasta

140g Frozen Peas

50g Butter

50g Plain Flour

600ml Skimmed Milk

1 Tsp Dijon Mustard

2 Cans Tuna In Brine, Drained

5 Spring Onions, Diced

100g Cheddar, Grated

 

Method:

  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil.
  2. Add the pasta and peas and cook until the pasta is tender.
  3. Meanwhile melt the butter in a pan over a medium heat.
  4. Add the flour to the butter and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the milk, whisking constantly, then slowly bring to the boil, stirring often.
  6. Once the sauce has thickened nicely, remove from the heat and stir in the Dijon mustard and season well.
  7. Heat the grill to medium.
  8. Drain your pasta and peas and tip into a very very large bowl. Add the tuna, spring onions and the Dijon sauce. Mix all the ingredients together well.
  9. Tip into a large ovenproof dish and sprinkle the top with the grated cheese.
  10. Cook under the grill for 5-10 minutes or until golden and bubbling.
  11. Serve with salad and garlic bread if you wish.

 

This recipe is originally from the BBC Good Food Magazine! Hope you like the look of and will give it a try.

 

Happy Cooking 🙂

 

Sarah xx

 

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About Sarah xx

I am a food loving 22 year old on a mission to share recipes and lose weight doing it!

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