Easy tuna pasta bake

    45 min

    Looking for an easy mid-week dinner option? Try this extremely simple yet scrumptious creamy tuna pasta bake with loads of Parmesan cheese.


    County Dublin, Ireland
    8 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 400g small shape pasta
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 370g tinned tuna, drained and flaked
    • 250ml cream
    • salt and pepper, to taste
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 100g Parmesan cheese, grated

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until just al dente. Drain well and toss with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
    2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease an ovenproof baking dish.
    3. In the meantime, melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions and cook and stir until tender and translucent. Add tuna and cook for another 2 minutes. Pour cream over tuna, and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
    4. Place pasta in the saucepan, toss well and and transfer to the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
    5. Bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes until golden brown on top. Remove from the oven and serve.

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    Reviews in English (4)


    This was easy and delish!  -  13 Dec 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I will make it again  -  29 Oct 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Made exactly as written and it was fantastic! Next time, I'll add mushrooms and peas, maybe some celery. Loved it though!  -  27 Oct 2018  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)