Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Tuna Pasta Bake

What can i say!! 
This is one of my all time favourite comfort food meals, to be honest it didn't take much alteration to make it syn free on extra easy.
Only free if the cheese is your healthy A.

Serves 4/6 depending how hungry you are!

Preheat oven 200c, 400f, gas mark 5


300g dried pasta cooked until it's slightly underdone.
2 tins of tuna in spring water or brine
8 oz mushrooms chopped
2 red peppers diced, jar or fresh
2 red chillies deseeded and chopped
2 tbsp capers
1 large onion chopped
1 tin of tomatoes
1 tub passata
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tsp celery salt
Fresh ground pepper
120g grated full fat cheddar or 160g grated reduced fat cheddar


Spray a large pan with frylight and fry the onions till soft, add the mushrooms and fry for 2/3 minutes, then add the peppers, chillies, capers, oregano, celery salt and pepper, stir together and cook for 1/2 minutes, add the tuna, tomatoes and passata simmer for 5 minutes stir occasionally. Stir in the cooked pasta pour into a large oven proof dish, and sprinkle over the cheese, bake in the oven for 25 minutes.


  1. Made this for tea tonight, very nice :-)

    1. So glad you liked it, it's always good to get feedback x

  2. Hi I made this for me and my kids and we all loved it :-)

    1. So glad it went down well, my son loves it too, even my husband does, infact my husband loves all the Slimming World recipes i do ;-)

  3. So sorry didn't realise I'd left that out, 200c, 400f, gas mark 5 x

  4. Hi, whats the size of passata tub? Im a rubbish cook haha. Thanks :) x

  5. Hi, is this the sort of meal that I could freeze and reheat? Thanks x

    1. It never stays around long enough in this house to freeze but i have frozen pasta before and it has always been ok.

  6. Hi can i just how many days does the tuna pasta bake last for? X

    1. I've kept portions in the fridge for up to 5 days, you can also freeze it x