Individual creamy tuna pasta bakes

1
NIKKI SMITH

By
@adorefood

You can't go past a creamy tuna bake to hit the spot. We've used low-fat ingredients and heaps of fresh vegetables

Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 ( 8 point value)
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

  • 1
    1 x 3 second spray(s) oil spray
  • 1 Tbsp
    weight watchers canola spread
  • 4
    spring onion, raw, ends trimmed, halved, finely sliced
  • 1 medium
    carrot(s), halved, thinly sliced on diagonal
  • 1 small
    zucchini, halved, thinly sliced on diagonal
  • 1
    fresh corn, cob
  • Tbsp
    fresh thyme, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    plain flour
  • 2 c
    skim milk
  • 4 Tbsp
    weight watchers , sour cream
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 can(s)
    tuna canned in springwater, drained, (95g each)
  • 3 Tbsp
    fresh flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 pkg
    boiled pasta, (macaroni), cooked al dente
  • 2 bunch
    broccolini, ends trimmed

How to Make Individual creamy tuna pasta bakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180C. Spray 6 x 1 1/4 cup capacity ramekins and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and place over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook for 5 minutes, or until softened. Add carrots, zucchini, corn and 1 tsp thyme. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until vegetables have slightly softened.
  3. Stir through tuna, parsley and macaroni and season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  4. Meanwhile melt spread in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add flour and cook stirring for 1 minute. Slowly add milk and cook, stirring for 3-5 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add 3 tbs parmesan and sour cream and cook for a further minute. Pour sauce through tuna mixture and stir well to combine.
  5. Spoon tuna mixture into prepared ramekins, then sprinkle with remaining parmesan and thyme leaves and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden and bubbling.
  6. Serve with steamed brocollini.
  7. Notes
    Any leftovers can be covered in plastic and refrigerated for 1-2 days. Reheat in the microwave or oven.

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