Tuna pasta bake

This dish is delicious, family-friendly and budget-friendly. It's the perfect weeknight meal.

200g penne
2 tbsp olive oil
1 red onion, peeled and crushed
½ red pepper, seeded and finely sliced
100g button mushrooms, sliced
400g canned chopped tomatoes
1½ tbsp tomato sauce
1 tsp red wine vinegar
1 tsp mixed dried herbs
400g canned tuna
150g cheddar cheese, grated
1 or 2 small bag salted crisps such as Lays

1. Cook the penne according to the instructions on the packet.
2. Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion and garlic for five minutes. Add the pepper and mushrooms and sauté for a further five minutes.
3. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, tomato sauce, red wine vinegar and herbs. Bring to a simmer and cook for five minutes. Flake the tuna, add to the sauce and cook for a further five minutes before stirring in the drained, cooked pasta.
4. Transfer to an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with grated cheese and crush the crisps over the top. Bake in the oven preheated to 200ºC for 15 minutes.


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