tuna and sweetcorn pasta

Let's make tuna and sweetcorn pasta

Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes

250g dried pasta

1 quantity tomato sauce

1 tbsp of tomato puree

1 small tin (200g) of sweetcorn in water, drained

1 1/2 tins (185g size) tuna in water drained

Ground black pepper

Large saucepan

Medium saucepan

Tin opener

Wooden spoon

Sieve or colander

Tuna and sweet corn pasta

Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water following the instructions on the packet. (Remember that pasta doubles in size when it is cooked.)

Heat the tomato sauce, tomato puree, sweet corn, tuna and black pepper in the second saucepan, stirring gently until bubbling.

boiling pasta and tuna sweetcorn sauce

Drain the pasta using the sieve or colander.

draining the pasta

Serve the pasta with the tuna and sweet corn sauce.

tuna and sweetcorn pasta
Serving suggestions
  • This can be mashed or chopped for older babies
  • Leftovers can be kept in the fridge and served cold as a snack or in a lunch box the next day
Top tips
  • Children enjoy choosing the pasta shapes to cook for this dish
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Tomato sauce
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