Tuna Pasta Casserole – Healthy Recipes
February 18, 2022
A classic made even more wonderful with the addition of dried chili flakes and rosemary. This healthy recipe is a real crowd pleaser!
Cuisine type: American
Cooking time: 50 minutes
Active preparation time: 10 minutes
Number of servings: 3
Dish type: Main
Nutrition per serving:
Calories: 374.65 kcal
Carbohydrates: 50.67 grams
Fat: 12.97 grams
Protein: 14.01 grams
- 7-ounce fusilli
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 pinch dried chili flakes
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 7 ounce can tuna, drained
- 1 teaspoon rosemary, optional
- 1/3 cup cheddar, grated
Begin by chopping the onion and mincing the garlic. Then bring a stockpot with salted water to a boil, add the fusilli to the water and cook for about 10 minutes. Until the pasta is nearly done but still has a slight hardness.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Heat the olive oil in a pan and cook the onion for about 7-8 minutes or until softened. Next, add the garlic and chili flakes then cook for another 3 minutes.
Add the tomatoes then fill the can halfway with water and add to the pan. Simmer the ingredients for 10 minutes and season with salt and pepper to taste.
Stir the tuna, rosemary (if using) and drained pasta into the sauce and then pour into a 9”x9” baking dish. Top with the cheese and then bake for 20-25 minutes or until bubbling. Serve with your choice of vegetables.
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