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Tuna and broccoli macaroni cheese

12
10
10
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Tuna mornay meets macaroni cheese in this easy, cheesy pasta dish that always hits the spot.

Ingredients

Pasta

200 g, macaroni

Broccoli

4 cup(s), (320g) florets, chopped

Brown onion

1 small, finely chopped

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Evaporated skim milk

375 ml, (1 x can)

Cornflour

1 tbs

Tuna, canned in springwater, drained

400 g

Reduced-fat 15% cheddar cheese

50 g

Fresh dill

2½ tbs

Flaked almonds

cup(s)

Oil spray

2 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C or 160°C fan-forced. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions, or until just tender. Add broccoli for last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain. Return pasta and broccoli to pan.
  2. Meanwhile, lightly spray four 1¼-cup (310ml) capacity ovenproof dishes with oil. Lightly spray a medium saucepan with oil and heat over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  3. Combine ¼ cup (60ml) evaporated milk and cornflour in a small bowl until smooth. Add remaining evaporated milk to onion mixture and stir until heated through. Stir in cornflour mixture. Cook, stirring, for 4–5 minutes or until sauce boils and thickens. Season with salt and pepper. Add sauce, tuna, cheese and chopped dill to pasta mixture and toss gently to combine.
  4. Spoon pasta mixture into prepared dishes and sprinkle with almonds. Bake for 12–15 minutes or until golden. Serve sprinkled with extra dill.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Mixed salad leaves.