My classic creamy Tuna Pasta Casserole is a family favourite! It's a budget-friendly midweek dinner that's packed full of vegetables and can be made ahead of time and frozen. 

Tuna Pasta Casserole - Conventional Method

My classic creamy Tuna Pasta Casserole is a family favourite! It's a budget-friendly midweek dinner that's packed full of vegetables and can be made ahead of time and frozen. Printable conventional and Thermomix recipe cards included. 
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Course: dinners, family dinners
Cuisine: family dinners, Pasta
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 6 serves
Calories: 537

Equipment

  • Stove-top
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 250 g pasta spiral pasta or any short pasta
  • 420 g chicken condensed soup tinned
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese grated
  • 1 red capsicum chopped
  • 4 carrots diced
  • 3 celery stalks diced
  • 425 g tuna chunks tinned and drained
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn
  • 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 3 tbs olive oil
  • Extra grated cheddar cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees celsius (fan-forced).
  • Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions, drain and set aside.
  • Place the cream of chicken soup, milk, grated cheese, red capsicum, carrots, celery and Sirena tuna into a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Stir until the mixture starts to bubble and then add in the frozen peas and corn.
  • Pour the mixture over the cooked pasta and stir through.
  • Pour into a large casserole dish.
  • Stir the olive oil through the breadcrumbs and then sprinkle over the top of the casserole.
  • Grate over the extra cheese and bake for 30 minutes or until golden. 

Nutrition

Calories: 537kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 969mg | Potassium: 558mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 7830IU | Vitamin C: 32.6mg | Calcium: 199mg | Iron: 4.2mg