Creamy Pasta
Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
4 serves Serves: 4
Love tuna mornay? You'll love this cheesy pasta dish!


  • 125 g spiral or bowtie pasta (3 cups cooked)
  • 1 tbs plain flour
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat milk
  • 185 g can tuna in spring water, drained
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cheese, grated
  • pepper


  1. Bring a saucepan full of water to the boil over medium heat.
  2. Add pasta, cover, and cook for 12 minutes or until soft.
  3. Strain the pasta, discarding the water. Return pasta to the pan.
  4. Add the flour and mix to coat the pasta.
  5. Add the milk and bring to the boil.
  6. Reduce the heat and cook, stirring, until sauce thickens.
  7. Add the tuna, peas and basil. Cook for a further 2 minutes.
  8. Add the cheese and cook until cheese has melted.
  9. Season with pepper.
  10. Serve warm.

Healthy tip!

Chilli, lemon and herbs add flavour - great alternatives to butter and salt!

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Nutrition Information

per serving per 100g
Energy 1224 kJ 477 kJ
Protein 22.3 g 8.7 g
Fat, total 6.5 g 2.5 g
— saturated 3.6 g 1.4 g
Carbohydrate 32.7 g 12.8 g
— sugars 6.4 g 2.5 g
Sodium 153.5 mg 59.8 mg
Fibre 5.8 g 2.3 g

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