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Tuna Pasta Bake


A popular family meal for all

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  • 600g pasta
  • 50g butter
  • 50g plain flour
  • 600ml milk
  • 250g strong cheddar
  • 2x160g tuna
  • 330g can sweetcorn
  • seasoning


servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180°C.
Boil the pasta for 2 minutes less than pack instructions.
Grate the cheese. (Don't forget to test it!)
Drain the tuna and sweetcorn cans.

Step 2

SAUCE (Do not let Beewee help unless you want a brown, lumpy mush!)
Melt the butter in a saucepan.
Stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute.

Step 3

Gradually stir in the milk to make a thick white sauce.
Remove from heat and stir in all but 1 handful of cheese.

Step 4

Drain the pasta then mix with the white sauce, tuna, sweetcorn and seasoning.

Step 5

Put pasta into a baking dish and top with remaining cheese.
Bake for 15-20 mins until the top cheese is golden and starting to brown.

Step 6

Serve immediately or simply announce that tea is ready, leaving bowls and a serving spoon nearby.

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