- 400g penne
- 200g can yellowfin tuna in olive oil
A member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They…
- 190g jar basil pesto (or try a different flavour such as spinach, tomato or aubergine pesto)
Pesto is a generic Italian name for any sauce made by pounding ingredients together.
- 100g cheddar, grated
- 250g punnet cherry tomato, halved
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Boil the pasta. Meanwhile, tip the tuna and its oil into a large bowl with the pesto. Mash together with a wooden spoon. Stir in a third of the cheese and all of the tomatoes. Heat the grill to high.
When the pasta is cooked, drain and toss through the pesto mix. Tip into a shallow baking dish and scatter with the remaining cheese. Place the dish under the grill for 3-4 mins until just melted, then serve with a green salad and garlic bread.