• 1 x 425 g Royal Ocean Pilchards in tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 x 400 g Star Macaroni
  • 1 tsp freshly minced garlic
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tsp tomato puree
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp mixed dried herbs
  • 1 punnet mixed vegetables
  • 150 g cheddar cheese, grated
This is a really filling a super easy meal to prepare. You know you’ll have a winner with the kids when you’re preparing pasta, match it with cheese and you’ll be sure to have plates wiped clean. You can prepare this mid-week when you don’t have much time or even as  a lazy Sunday lunch that’ll be ready in no time.

Equipment

  • Medium sized pot
  • Casserole dish
  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • Wooden spoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Tablespoon

Instructions

  1. Get your ingredients together. These include; 1 x 425 g Royal Ocean Pilchards in tomato sauce
    1 tbsp cooking oil
    1 x 400 g Star Macaroni
    1 tsp freshly minced garlic
    1/2 medium onion, chopped
    2 medium tomatoes, chopped
    2 tsp tomato puree
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp curry powder
    1/2 tsp mixed dried herbs
    1 punnet mixed vegetables
    150 g cheddar cheese, grated
  2. Begin by preparing the Star Macaroni according to the instructions on the pack. When cooked drain and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in pot, add garlic, onion and curry powder. Fry until onions are translucent. Add tomatoes, tomato puree and mixed herbs. Add 50-100 ml water and stir.
  4. Allow to cook for 3-5 min, stirring occasionally. Add the pilchards and their sauce. Simmer for another 3-5 min.
  5. Prepare the vegetables by simply steaming them for 2 min. You may alternatively boil them in very little water for the same time. Season with salt.
  6. Place half of the macaroni into a casserole dish. Pour the pilchards and sauce over the macaroni.
  7. Spoon the remaining macaroni over the pilchards. Next spoon the steamed mixed veg over the macaroni. Finally, sprinkle the grated cheese on top of the vegetables.
  8. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius until the cheese melts. Enjoy!

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