Monday, April 9, 2018

Tuna Bake

Classic tuna bake that is always a hit with the family.

Tuna Bake
Serves 6

  • 500g penne pasta
  • 425g tin of tuna drained and flaked
  • 1 brown onion diced
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 cups of milk
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken stock powder
  • 1 tin corn kernels drained (or 2 cups cooked veg of choice
  • 2 cups tasty cheese grated
  • 50g butter
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning.

1. Preheat oven to 200°c (180°c fanforced). Boil pasta and set aside.
2. In a pot over medium heat melt butter and oil. Fry onion for 5 minutes. Add flour and fry for another 2 minutes. Add milk gradually, and whisk with each addition to get rid of lumps. Season with salt pepper. Stir in garlic powder and chicken stock powder. Allow to simmer on low for 5-10 minutes, or until it thickens, whisking frequently. Stir in half a cup of cheese. Take off of heat.
3. In a large rectangular baking dish combine pasta, tuna, sauce, parsley and veg. Top with remaining cheese. Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

xo Bec

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