Here is my recipe for a super quick and easy veggie-packed family meal which is also very budget friendly if you’re trying to cut back on your weekly grocery bill. I make it gluten free by using gluten free pasta, breadcrumbs and plain flour.
250g dried spiral pasta
1 brown onion, halved
1 carrot, chopped roughly
100g cauliflower florets
500g reduced fat milk
50g plain flour
1/2 tsp himalayan or sea salt
1 tbs dijon mustard
1 cup grated tasty cheese, plus 1/2 cup for the top
1/2 cup frozen corn
1/2 cup frozen peas
425g can tuna in spring water, drained
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
- Cook the pasta according to packet directions and drain. Preheat the oven to 180C.
- Place onion, carrot and cauliflower into thermomix and chop 4 sec/speed 5. Scrape down sides of bowl.
- Add butter and saute 5 min/Varoma/speed 1. Scrape down sides of bowl.
- Add milk, flour and salt and cook 6-7 min/90C/speed 4.
- Add mustard, cheese, corn, peas and tuna and stir with spatula to combine. Cook 2 min/90C/reverse/speed 2.
- In a bowl combine the breadcrumbs with 1/2 cup of cheese.
- In a baking dish combine the pasta with the sauce. Top with the breadcrumb mixture and bake for 25 minutes.
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