Tuna pasta bake
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 6
- 600g rigatoni
- 50g butter
- 50g plain flour
- 600ml milk
- 250g strong cheddar, grated
- 2 x 160g cans tuna steak in spring water, drained
- 330g can sweetcorn, drained
- large handful chopped parsley
- STEP 1
Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4.
- STEP 2
Boil 600g rigatoni for 2 mins less time than stated on the pack.
- STEP 3
To make the sauce, melt 50g butter in a saucepan and stir in 50g plain flour.
- STEP 4
Cook for 1 min, then gradually stir in 600ml milk to make a thick white sauce.
- STEP 5
Remove from the heat and stir in all but a handful of the 250g grated cheddar.
- STEP 6
Drain the pasta, mix with the white sauce, two 160g drained cans tuna, one 330g drained can sweetcorn and a large handful of chopped parsley, then season.
- STEP 7
- STEP 8
Bake for 15-20 mins until the cheese on top is golden and starting to brown.