Tuna and olive pasta bake recipe

By Angela Boggiano & Kate Belcher

  1. Serves 4
  2. Ready in 20 minutes
  3. Rating

The stuffed olives bring an extra tang to this old favourite of tuna pasta bake.

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Tuna and olive pasta bake


  1. 350g pasta shapes such as rigatoni
  2. 500g jar tomato and herb pasta sauce
  3. 400g can tuna steak in brine, drained
  4. 125g green olives stuffed with pimiento, drained
  5. 100g Cheddar, coarsely grated


  1. 1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to the boil, add the pasta shapes and cook according to the pack instructions or until al dente. Drain the pasta well and tip into a deep, 2-litre heatproof dish.
  2. 2. Meanwhile, preheat the grill to medium-high. Gently stir the pasta sauce, tuna, olives and freshly ground black pepper into the pasta. Scatter over the Cheddar and grill for 6-8 minutes, until bubbling and golden. Serve with a green salad.

Nutritional info

Per serving: 688kcals, 24.1g fat (8g saturated), 46.7g protein, 7.5g carbs, 9.1g sugar, 4.3g salt


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October 20

Hi I' m Alberto. I'm Italian. I love pasta and pizza. If you wont you find me in www.realitaliandish.wordpress.com. This is my blog where I write my family italian recipe. This web site have more good recipe and I love change my Italian flavors. Bye from Italy

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