Tuna and potato layer Recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:25

Prep:

00:10

Cooking:

00:15

Nutrition per portion

RDA
Calories 365 kCal 18%
Fat 9g 13%

With a few stock-cupboard ingredients, this cheap and simple tuna recipe makes a delicious warming supper which the whole family will love.

Ingredients

  • 500g (1lb 2oz) new or salad potatoes, scrubbed and thinly sliced
  • 1 packet savoury white sauce mix
  • 300ml (10½ fl oz) milk
  • 2 x 200g tins tuna in brine, drained
  • 195g tin sweetcorn, drained and rinsed
  • 1tbsp freshly chopped parsley
  • 75g (3oz) Cheddar cheese, grated

Method

  • Place the new potatoes in a pan of lightly salted boiling water. Cover and simmer for 10 mins or until tender. Drain and allow to cool slightly.

  • Meanwhile, make the sauce with the milk according to pack instructions. Stir in the tuna, sweetcorn and parsley and cook over a medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until piping hot.

  • Place half the potatoes on the base of a heatproof serving dish. Pour over the tuna mixture. Place the remaining potatoes on top.

  • Sprinkle over the cheese and place under a preheated grill for 2-3 mins or until golden brown. Serve with a green salad.

    www.britishpotatoes.co.uk

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