Tuna Noodle Bake with Pantry Staples and Leftover Veggies

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Cheap and tasty tuna noodle bake.

Tuna noodle bake is a great way to use up leftover vegetables and avoid food waste.

This isn’t the prettiest dish in the world but it’s cheap, tasty and full of vegetables.

What vegetables?

Whatever vegetables you have in the crisper and need to use up.

Personally, I would fill this dish with nothing but cabbage, but my family don’t share my love of this brassica.

If you want to make this meal super quick and easy, just use frozen vegetables. Then there’s no chopping or sauteing onion.

Instead, just boil the vegetables according to the packet until they are nearly done, then throw in the noodles. Drain. Toss in the tuna, curry powder and cheese and mix to combine. Then spoon into an oven-proof dish, top with more cheese and finish off under the grill.

This isn’t so much a recipe as a suggestion – it hasn’t been triple-tested and my measurements are never precise. Just eye-ball it according to what you have on hand, your personal tastes and how many people you’re feeding.

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