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Tuna and Pasta Bake

Time 40 mins
Difficulty medium
Portions 6
Tuna and Pasta Bake

Ingredients

  • 50g salt reduced butter
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 1⁄2 cups milk
  • 240g (12 scoops) SUSTAGEN Hospital Formula Neutral Flavour
  • 1⁄2 cup grated tasty cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 250g spiral pasta, cooked
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, shelled and quartered
  • 425g can tuna in brine or water, drained
  • 1⁄2 cup frozen peas
  • 1⁄2 cup grated cheese, for topping
  • 1⁄2 cup fresh breadcrumbs



     
     

Method

  1. Pre heat oven to 180°C (360°F) conventional / 170°C (340°F) fan forced.
  2. Grease a 30cm x 20cm baking dish.
  3. Melt butter in a small saucepan, add flour and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  4. Gradually whisk in milk, return to heat and bring to the boil stirring continually until sauce thickens.
  5. Stir in SUSTAGEN Hospital Formula and grated tasty cheese until melted and smooth.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Arrange cooked pasta, egg, tuna and peas in to baking dish.
  8. Pour over sauce and mix through.
  9. Sprinkle with grated cheese and breadcrumbs and bake in oven for 20 minutes or until golden.    

 

HELPFUL TIPS

You can use canned salmon or meat instead of tuna.
This dish can be made in a large dish or individual ramekins.
For increased  fibre, SUSTAGEN Hospital Formula Plus Fibre can be used.

Nutritional information

Nutrient

Per Serve

Energy - kJ

2590kJ

- Calories

620Cal

Total Fat

25g

- Saturated Fat

13.6g

Carbohydrate

53.9g

- Sugars

23g

Dietary Fibre

2.6g

Sodium

687mg


Note that cooking may impact the nutrient content of the product and thus the final dish, as certain nutrients are sensitive to heat.

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