Wednesday, June 18, 2008

One-Pot Tuna Pasta

One-Pot Tuna Pasta
serves 4

2 chicken stock cubes
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 teaspoon dried basil
225g/8oz elbow macaroni
100g/4oz red pepper, seeded and diced
250g/9oz frozen green beans, chopped
225ml/8fl oz milk
100g/4oz Cheddar cheese, grated
400g/14oz canned tuna in oil, drained
50g/2oz fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped

• Bring 600ml/1pt water, the stock cubes, pepper and basil to the boil in large casserole dish.
• Gradually add the pasta, keeping the water at boiling point. Cover and simmer for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
• Stir the red pepper, green beans and milk into the casserole dish. Cover and simmer for 6–8 minutes until the pasta and beans are tender. Stir in the cheese, tuna and parsley until the cheese is melted. Serve immediately.

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