Serves 4
Ready in about 1 hour


Low-calorie cooking spray

1 onion, chopped

3 garlic cloves, crushed

2 tsp dried red chilli flakes

2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes

1 small pack of fresh basil

300g dried penne

3 x 120g cans tuna in spring water, drained

1 yellow pepper, deseeded and diced

200g cherry tomatoes, halved

50g baby spinach, roughly chopped

75g reduced-fat mozzarella, torn Wild rocket, to serve


1 Preheat your oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6. Spray a large saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and 1 tsp of the chilli flakes and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Increase the heat to high and pour in the canned tomatoes. Tear the basil leaves from the stalks. Reserve a few leaves to serve, then stir the rest into the sauce. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.

2 Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the pack instructions, draining just before it’s done (it will finish cooking in the oven).

3 Stir the tuna through the save, without breaking it up too much, then stir in the pepper, cherry tomatoes and spinach and season to taste. Gently toss the pasta through the sauce, then transfer to a medium ovenproof dish. 4 Dot the cheese evenly over the top and sprinkle over the remaining chilli flakes. Bake for 20-25 minutes. or until bubbling Scatter over the reserved basil leaves, divide between 4 plates and serve wiIn the rocket.

Syns per serving: 1 1/2

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