Cheesy tuna pesto pasta
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- 400g penne
- 200g can yellowfin tuna in olive oil
- 190g jar basil pesto (or try a different flavour such as spinach, tomato or aubergine pesto)
- 100g cheddar , grated
- 250g punnet cherry tomato , halved
- STEP 1
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.
- STEP 2
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.