Pasta with tuna and peas

A simple, yet tasty family supper.

Ready in

1 hour

Serving size

Serves 6


  • 250 g elbow noodles
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) salt
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) sunflower or olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green or red pepper, seeds removed and chopped
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) curry powder
  • 2 x 170 g tins tuna in brine, drained
  • 1 x 410 g tin cream style sweetcorn
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) low-fat milk
  • 1 cup (250 ml) frozen peas, rinsed
  • lemon juice and black pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to the boil. Add pasta and ½ tsp of the salt. Cook until tender and drain well. Stir in 1 tbsp of the oil and keep warm.
  2. Preheat oven to 180 °C. Meanwhile, heat rest of the oil in a pot and fry onion and green pepper.
  3. Add curry powder and fry for a few minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in remaining ingredients with the rest of the salt.
  5. Mix sauce with warm pasta and season with lemon juice and pepper.
  6. Spoon into an oven dish and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with a green salad or green veggies of your choice.


  1. If you prefer a spicier sauce, fry 1 chilli, chopped with the onion.

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This recipe is from Cooking from the heart, 1st edition

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