SW recipe: SW Tuna pasta bake

EVERYDAY EASY
Serves 4
Syns per serving 1
Ready in 1 hour

Ingredients

300g dried pasta bows

Low-calorie cooking spray

1 red onion, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 tsp dried red chilli flakes

2 x 400g cans chopped tomatoes

200g spinach

10g fresh basil, leaves picked and half torn into small pieces

2 x 160g cans tuna in spring water, drained

20g fresh Parmesan, finely grated

Method

1 Cook the pasta for 3 minutes less than the pack instructions. Drain well and set aside.

2 Meanwhile, spray a large, non-stick saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium-low heat. Fry the onion for 2 minutes. Add the garlic with a splash of water and cook gently for 5 minutes.

3 Preheat your oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/gas 6. Add the vinegar, chilli flakes, tomatoes and 300ml water to the pan, and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the spinach and torn basil. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the spinach has wilted, then turn off the heat.

4 Stir through the pasta and tuna, and season to taste. Tip into a large baking dish and evenly scatter over the Parmesan. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until bubbling and golden. Scatter over the remaining basil leaves and divide between 4 plates or bowls to serve.

 

 

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