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How to cook your own Tuna Pasta Bake

By BaxterStorey 05 Apr 2017

Simple yet effective... 


  • 150g penne pasta

  • 15g butter

  • 15g plain flour

  • 125ml milk

  • 70g strong cheddar, grated

  • 80g of tinned tuna drained

  • 80g sweetcorn, drained

  • one handful chopped parsley


  1. Heat the old oven to 180’C fan.

  2. Boil the pasta for 2 mins less than the time stated on

    the pack (al dente style).

  3. To make the sauce, melt the butter in a saucepan and

    stir in the flour

  4. Cook for 1 min, then gradually stir in the milk to make

    a thick white sauce.

  5. Remove from the heat and stir in all but a handful of


  6. Drain the pasta, mix with the white sauce, tuna,

    sweetcorn and parsley and then season.

  7. Transfer to a baking dish and top with the rest of the

    grated cheese. Bake for 15-20 mins until the cheese on top is golden and starting to brown.

Tip: Why not try adding some crisps or tortilla chips to the top of the bake before it enters the oven for a tasty and crispy addition.

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