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Tuna pasta bake with Parmesan gremolata

Points® value
Total Time
55 min
15 min
40 min


Calorie controlled cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Wholewheat Pasta, dry

200 g, fusilli

Olive Oil

2 teaspoon(s)

Red onion

1 medium, finely chopped


1 portion(s), medium, finely chopped


2 clove(s), crushed

Chilli flakes

½ teaspoon(s), level

Tinned Tomatoes

1 can(s), large

Tomato Purèe

2 tablespoon(s), level


1 medium, chopped

Olives, in Brine

40 g, drained and sliced

Tuna in spring water, drained

1 can(s), medium, drained

Parmesan Cheese

50 g, grated

Parsley, fresh

2 tablespoon(s), chopped


1 zest(s) of 1, finely grated


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, fan 180°C, gas mark 6. Mist a 1.5 litre baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Cook the onion and fennel, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and chilli and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes, tomato purèe, courgette, olives, tuna and 60ml water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened.
  4. Add in the pasta and toss to combine. Spoon the mixture into the prepared dish and sprinkle with half the Parmesan. Bake for 20 minutes or until top is golden.
  5. Meanwhile, combine the parsley, lemon rind and remaining Parmesan in a small bowl. Serve the pasta bake topped with the parmesan mixture (gremolata).