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Tuna Pesto Pasta by Deb
Tuna Pesto Pasta is delicious. It's an easy, kid friendly dinner recipe the whole family will enjoy. At busy times we were having Tuna Pesto Pasta at least once a fortnight because the kids loved it. And I could put it together within minutes of walking through the door.
It's great with a salad or steamed vegies, or on its own.
For a super easy, inexpensive dinner for the whole family, you can't go past Tuna Pesto Pasta.
20 grams butter
1 large tin tuna (crushed with a fork)
1 bottle pesto sauce
1 small pack pine nuts
½ packet parmesan cheese
1/2 punnet of grape tomatoes (cut into halves lengthwise)
1 packet of pasta bows or penne
salt and pepper to taste
basil to garnish
Cook pasta according to directions on packet and drain
Melt butter in saucepan and add diced onion. Cook until onion is transparent
Drain and add tuna to onion. Then add pesto sauce and pine nuts. Mix together, cooking for 2 minutes (If you want to make it kid friendly leave adding pine nuts until after you've removed theirs)
Add cooked pasta and mix through ensuring that bows/penne are covered
Remove from heat and sprinkle Parmesan cheese over mixture while stirring it through. (If you want to make it more kid friendly maybe substitute grated cheddar for Parmesan cheese, just on the children's meals)
Garnish with basil and grape tomatoes (add to children's if they like it. Otherwise omit)
HINT: I usually boil water in the kettle then add it to the pot so pasta cooking is quicker... I don't have time for the old saying 'a watched pot never boils...'
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