tuna & broccoli pasta bake

Yes, I know there is already a Tuna Pasta Bake here but this one is different!

Creamy but not too naughty if you use half fat creme fraiche & low fat cream cheese,

win/win!!

Serves 4 Approx 78p per person

Prep time 10 minutes Cooking time 25-30 minutes

Ingredients

2 tins tuna, drained

300g broccoli broken into florets

200ml half fat creme fraiche

75g cream cheese (low fat if you prefer)

salt & pepper

200g pasta, shells or bows work well

50g grated cheddar

Pre-heat the oven to 180Fan/200C/Gas 6

Cook the pasta & broccoli together in a large pan of boiling salted water for about 10 minutes.

Drain & return to the pan off the heat.

In a small bowl beat the cream cheese with the creme fraiche until smooth & season with salt & pepper.

Add the tuna to the pasta & broccoli.

Pour in the cream cheese mixture & stir well.

 

 

 

Transfer to an ovenproof dish & top with the grated cheese.

Place in the oven for 15 minutes.

Serve with crusty bread & salad.

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