Oven baked pasta is a classic Italian Sunday lunch meal, but it’s also a great idea for a midweek hearty meal.
This simple 3-step recipe is ready in under 30 minutes and provides a fully balanced dish in 500 kcal.
To prepare this spicy tuna pasta bake recipe, use single-serving oven-proof dishes to eat straight from. Alternate the tomato, tuna, and black olives pasta with mozzarella slices and top with freshly grated parmesan. That’s it! In no time you’ll have a crispy golden pasta bake.
This creamy tuna pasta is also a healthy and fully balanced meal as it provides 70% of your daily intake of proteins, thanks to tuna and cheese, and 30% of fibres, thanks to the wholemeal pasta.
Make sure you use canned tuna in brine or spring water rather than oil to reduce the fat content. Tuna provides a healthy source of iron and potassium and makes a rich and tasty tomato sauce.
This recipe calls for dry pasta, but fresh pasta works just as fine, but you need to increase the quantities by 30%. Also, remember that there’s no need to precook the pasta and the baking time increases to 30 minutes.