Curried tuna macaroni cheese

A family favourite gets a tasty twist.
 
recipe, pasta, tuna, fish, cheese,macaroni

Recipe from: 11 January 2016
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 25 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 200
    g
    wholewheat macaroni
  • 2x 200
    g
    tins shredded tuna in water
  • 4
    spring onions, sliced
  • SAUCE:
  • 30
    g
    butter
  • 45
    ml
    cake flour
  • 500
    ml
    fat-free milk
  • 5
    ml
    dry English mustard
  • 1/2
    tsp
    curry powder
  • Salt and milled black pepper
  • TOPPING:
  • 1
    cup
    soft, fresh wholewheat breadcrumbs
  • 30
    g
    grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Cook macaroni in a pot of salted boiling water. Drain well, then tip into a large oven-to-table casserole. Drain the tuna.

Sauce Melt the butter in a medium pot. Remove from the heat. Blend in the flour, then add the milk, mustard and curry powder. Season with salt and pepper. Stir over high heat until the sauce thickens. Remove from the heat and stir in the tuna and spring onions.

Pour the sauce over the macaroni. Smooth the surface.

Scatter crumbs and cheese on top. Bake for about 25 minutes until piping hot and the topping is crunchy and brown. Serve with a green salad.

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