A great family meal, easily doubled if necessary & easy on the budget! Add some peas or sweetcorn if you like to get some extra veg in!
Serves 4, approx 85p per person
Prep/Cooking time 40-45 minutes
Dried pasta (tubes, shells or bows), approx 75g per person
1 red onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
80g chestnut mushrooms, sliced
2 tins tuna, drained
1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes
1tbsp tomato puree
2tsp dried oregano
Salt & pepper
50g grated cheddar
Cook the pasta according to packet instructions.
Heat some oil in a frying pan & cook the onion until soft, then add the garlic & mushrooms & oregano & cook for a further 1-2 minutes.
Add the drained tuna & heat through, stirring.
Add the tomatoes, stir & add the tomato puree then season with salt & pepper to taste. Allow to simmer for about 5 minutes.
Add the tuna mix to the drained pasta & stir everything together making sure the pasta is coated with the sauce.
Transfer to an ovenproof dish, top with the grated cheese & place in the oven at 180C/Gas 4 for 15-20 minutes until the cheese has melted.