22 Street Lane Nursery - Dish of the Month

February 2021 Dish of the Month Recipe

Tuna and Red Pepper Pasta Bake

Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons of dairy free butter • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped • 3 large red peppers, seeded and roughly chopped • 3 spring onions, chopped • 3 (160g) tins of tuna, drained • 2 tins of chopped tomatoes

• 50 grams of spinach • 300g of penne pasta

Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4. 2. Bake the peppers in the oven until soft 3. Bring a pan of water to the boil and then cook the pasta until soft 4. Melt the butter and add the garlic, pepper and spring onions. Cook and stir this mixture for 5 minutes until softened slightly. 5. Add the remainder of the ingredients, stir well and then transfer to a baking dish, seasoning lightly with a salt and pepper. (You can blend the sauce before adding the tuna if you wish) 6. Add the cooked pasta and gently stir 7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes until piping hot and golden brown. 8. Remove from the oven and serve.

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