Use code TRIPLE10 to save $10 on your first three grocery orders.
SideChef
Recipes
Tuna & Sweet Corn Pasta Bake
Recipe

11 INGREDIENTS • 8 STEPS • 50MINS

Tuna & Sweet Corn Pasta Bake

4.0
3 ratings
Tuna & Sweet Corn Pasta Bake is an easy meal to whip up on a busy night! This classic dish is always a hit with the whole family, and it's so simple to make. Plus, it's pantry-friendly so you can always have the ingredients on hand. Tuna and sweetcorn are a classic combination that just works. The sweetness of the corn pairs perfectly with the rich flavor of the tuna, and the cheese brings it all together.
Add to plan
logo
Tuna & Sweet Corn Pasta Bake
Save
author_avatar
Bits of Carey
Professional culinary consultant and food stylist. With a background in Food Science and Nutrition and having worked 17+ years in various facets within the food industry.
https://bitsofcarey.com/
Tuna & Sweet Corn Pasta Bake is an easy meal to whip up on a busy night! This classic dish is always a hit with the whole family, and it's so simple to make. Plus, it's pantry-friendly so you can always have the ingredients on hand. Tuna and sweetcorn are a classic combination that just works. The sweetness of the corn pairs perfectly with the rich flavor of the tuna, and the cheese brings it all together.
50MINS
Total Time
$2.66
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
US / Metric
Penne Pasta
1 lb
Penne Pasta
Onion
1
Onion
Milk
4 cups
Canned Tuna in Water
1 cup
Sweet Corn Kernels
1 can
(14 oz)
Sweet Corn Kernels, drained
or Frozen Sweet Corn Kernels
Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley
1 handful
Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley, chopped
or Chives
Salt
to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper
Nutrition Per Serving
VIEW ALL
Calories
1106
Fat
38.3 g
Protein
53.5 g
Carbs
139.8 g
Add to plan
logo
Tuna & Sweet Corn Pasta Bake
Save
author_avatar
Bits of Carey
Professional culinary consultant and food stylist. With a background in Food Science and Nutrition and having worked 17+ years in various facets within the food industry.
https://bitsofcarey.com/

Author's Notes

Yields 4-6 servings.

For a saucier pasta bake, remove 1/4 of the penne in the recipe.

Macaroni pasta is also a good option for this recipe.

To change things up weekly, Tuna can be replaced with 2 cups of shredded left-over roast chicken or 1/2 lb bacon (to be fried with onions).
Cooking InstructionsHide images
step 1
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Boil a large pot of salted water for the Penne Pasta (1 lb).
step 2
Grate the Cheddar Cheese (2 cups) and chop the Onion (1). When pasta is al dente (cooked but firm), drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
step 2 Grate the Cheddar Cheese (2 cups) and chop the Onion (1). When pasta is al dente (cooked but firm), drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
step 3
Sauté the onion in Salted Butter (1/4 cup) until softened and fragrant. Add the All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup) and stir vigorously.
step 3 Sauté the onion in Salted Butter (1/4 cup) until softened and fragrant. Add the All-Purpose Flour (1/2 cup) and stir vigorously.
step 4
Pour in Milk (4 cups) and whisk over moderate heat until smooth, thickened, and starts to boil. Remove from the heat.
step 4 Pour in Milk (4 cups) and whisk over moderate heat until smooth, thickened, and starts to boil. Remove from the heat.
step 5
Add Canned Tuna in Water (1 cup), Sweet Corn Kernels (1 can), 3/4 of the cheese, and Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1 handful). Mix until evenly combined. Season well with Salt (to taste) and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 5 Add Canned Tuna in Water (1 cup), Sweet Corn Kernels (1 can), 3/4 of the cheese, and Italian Flat-Leaf Parsley (1 handful). Mix until evenly combined. Season well with Salt (to taste) and Freshly Ground Black Pepper (to taste).
step 6
Transfer into a large baking dish and top with remaining cheese.
step 6 Transfer into a large baking dish and top with remaining cheese.
step 7
Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden and bubbling.
step 7 Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden and bubbling.
step 8
Sprinkle with parsley or chives and serve immediately.
step 8 Sprinkle with parsley or chives and serve immediately.
Tags
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Pasta
Italian
0 Saved
top