Tuna Pasta Bake


300g of dried pasta
1 onion
2 cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
½ – 1 teaspoon of chilli powder
1 teaspoon of dried mixed herbs or Italian herbs
1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
1 x 200g tin of sweetcorn
1 x 185g tin of tuna (in spring water), drained
Black pepper to taste
2 slices of stale or toasted bread
50g of low fat cheese


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200oC / Gas mark 6
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the pasta and cook as per packet instructions (usually 10-12 minutes)
  3. In the meantime, chop the onion and crush/chop the garlic
  4. Heat the oil in a saucepan and cook the onion and garlic for 3 minutes. Add the chilli powder and herbs and cook for a few minutes more
  5. Add the chopped tomatoes, sweetcorn and ½ teaspoon of the black pepper (or more if you prefer), bring to the boil and then reduce to simmer.
  6. Grate the stale / toasted bread and cheese and mix together in a bowl
  7. In another bowl, flake the tuna and then add to saucepan
  8. Once the pasta is cooked, drain it and combine with the cooked tomato sauce
  9. Pour the tomato and pasta mixture into an oven proof dish and top with the breadcrumb and cheese mix
  10. Cook in the pre-heated oven for 30 minutes, until golden brown
  11. Serve with a side salad

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