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 - Thermomix 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: 543

Equipment

  • Thermomix
  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 250 g pasta spiral or any short pasta
  • 420 g cream of chicken condensed soup canned
  • 190 g milk
  • 65 g cheddar cheese
  • 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.
  • Grate the cheese in the Thermomix bowl on Speed 6, 10 seconds. 
  • Add the cream of chicken soup and milk and mix on Speed 5, 10 seconds.  
  • Add the red capsicum, carrots, celery and tuna and cook for 8 minutes, Reverse, Speed 1, 100 degrees. 
  • Add the frozen corn and peas and mix on Reverse, Speed 3, 10 seconds. 
  • Pour the cooked pasta into a large casserole dish. Pour over the creamy mixture and mix through well. 
  • 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: 543kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 979mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 7845IU | Vitamin C: 32.6mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 4.2mg