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Tuna & Macaroni Bake

 Cooking Time: 35 minutes

 Serves 4

 Tuna macaroni bake

            

Ingredients (serves 4)

• 185g of Ocean Delight Tuna in Spring Water, drained
• 145g (1 cup) macaroni pasta
• 1 tablespoon butter
• 1 brown onion, finely chopped
• 2 tablespoons plain flour
• 2 cups skim milk
• 1 tablespoon wholegrain mustard
• 1/2 cup grated light tasty cheese
• 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped
• 1/2 cup wholegrain breadcrumbs (see note)
• steamed vegetables, to serve

Method

1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 6-cup capacity ovenproof dish. Cook pasta following packet directions. Drain.

2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 1 to 2 minutes. Add flour. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from heat. Gradually add milk, stirring until smooth. Return to heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until mixture comes to the boil.

3. Remove from heat and stir in mustard, cheese, Ocean Delight Tuna in Spring Water, parsley and pasta. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon mixture into prepared dish. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until top is golden. Serve with steamed vegetables.