Penne with tuna, tomato and sweetcorn

This is a simple dish that is ideal for children


This is a quick and easy recipe, which is great when you've had a busy day and want something fast and tasty for dinner.

 


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 300g penne pasta
  • 1 medium red onion
  • 6 medium fresh tomatoes
  • 150g / 5oz tinned sweetcorn
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 300g / 110z tuna canned in brine
  • 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar (optional)
  • 1 small handful basil
  • Black pepper to taste

Method

  1. Cook the penne pasta in boiling water according to the instructions on the packet
  2. Peel, wash and chop the red onion, tomato and basil, and drain the sweetcorn
  3. Heat the oil in the frying pan and cook the chopped onion for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally until soft
  4. Stir in the fresh tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes until heated through and beginning to soften
  5. Drain the tuna
  6. Add the tuna, balsamic vinegar, sweetcorn and basil. Heat for 1 minute
  7. Stir in the pasta

Serving Suggestions

Serve with some wholemeal bread or bread roll

info

If you prefer, you can replace the tuna with chicken

About this Recipe

A great recipe to use to increase portions of vegetables and fish in the diet

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Penne with tuna, tomato and sweetcorn

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

25 Minutes

25 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

2.5 Of Your 5 A Day

2.5 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Saucepan, Sieve

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1/6 of this recipe contains
Energy
1826kj
432kcal
22%
Fat
4g
6%
Saturates
0.6g
3%
Sugars
11.5g
13%
Salt
0.9g
15%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (440g)
Energy415Kj 1826Kj
98Kcal 432Kcal
Fat0.9g 4g
(of which saturates)0.1g 0.6g
Carbohydrate15g 65.9g
(of which sugars)2.6g 11.5g
Fibre1.4g 4g
Protein6.8g 30g
Salt0.2g 0.9g

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