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Tuna Pasta Bake

This is a great family meal that’s really quick to prepare and cook. Nothing quite beats pushing your fork through the slightly crisp, golden-brown cheese before reaching the succulent tuna and pasta beneath. A firm family favourite.
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  • 300 g dried pasta bows
  • 25 g Flora Buttery
  • 25 g plain flour
  • 300 ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 200 ml water
  • 1 Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot
  • 600 g can tuna, (drained)
  • 1 small can sweetcorn, (drained)
  • 100 g grated Cheddar cheese
  • 4 tsp basil pesto

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

 

Amount per serving

Energy (kcal)

840kcal

Energy (kJ)

3514kJ

Protein (g)

64.8g

Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)

73.3g

Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)

69.8g

Sugar (g)

7.4g

Fibre (g)

3.5g

Fat (g)

30.7g

Saturated fat (g)

10.4g

Unsaturated fat (g)

14.2g

Monounsaturated fat (g)

8.7g

Polyunsaturated fat (g)

5.5g

Trans fat (g)

0.1g

Cholesterol (mg)

60mg

Sodium (mg)

1361mg

Salt (g)

3.40g

Vitamin A (IU)

509IU

Vitamin C (mg)

4.0mg

Calcium (mg)

321mg

Iron (mg)

3.84mg

Potassium (mg)

783mg

Total

3360kcal

14058kJ

259.1g

293.3g

279.3g

29.7g

14.0g

122.8g

41.8g

56.8g

34.7g

22.1g

0.4g

239mg

5445mg

13.61g

2035IU

15.9mg

1283mg

15.34mg

3130mg


  • 1 Preheat oven to 190°C, 170°C fan, Gas mark 5. Cook the pasta as instructed on the pack.
  • 2 To make the sauce, melt the Flora and add the flour stirring to make a roux. Mix the milk and water together and add slowly to make a smooth sauce.
  • 3 Add the Knorr Vegetable Stock Pot to the sauce so it melts and simmer the sauce for 2 minutes – stirring gently so it doesn’t catch.
  • 4 Add the tuna, sweetcorn and pasta and mix together.
  • 5 Place in an ovenproof dish, top with the grated cheese and dollop the pesto over the top.
  • 6 Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes.