Easy Tuna Pasta Bake in Individual Mini Bakers

by Tonya Staab
Published: Last Updated on

Looking for a delicious pantry and freezer meal? Make this tuna pasta bake in individual mini baking dishes.

Disclosure: I received 6 of the mini bakers from Create-ologie and I love them.

I absolutely love baking in individual dishes, whether it’s a dessert or a main meal, food always look so neat and pretty in small baking dishes, plus you can refrigerate leftovers and leave them in the same baking dish to reheat.

tuna and pasta bake in individual colorful mini baking dishes

Tuna Pasta Bake

Serves: 8 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 2 voted )


  • 1 box spiral pasta
  • 2 large tins (or pouches) of tuna
  • 1 cup corn kernels - if frozen, thaw
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 3/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese - grated
  • 1 lemon - juice and zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley - roughly chopped
  • 1 onion - finely chopped
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 cup peas - if frozen, thaw
  • 1 pkg low-fat feta cheese - crumbled
  • 1 pkg extra light ricotta
  • 1 tbs butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Prepare the pasta according to package directions and drain.
  3. In a bowl combine the parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, lemon zest, and parsley and set aside. This will be your topping.
  4. Melt butter in the large pot you cooked the pasta in and saute the onion and garlic.
  5. Turn down the heat to a simmer and add the pasta. Stir to combine. Include the tuna, lemon juice, peas, corn, creamed corn, feta, and ricotta. Stir until everything is combined and warmed through.
  6. Spoon tuna and pasta into mini bakers and any extra into a casserole dish. Top with the parmesan cheese mixture you had set aside. Bake for 20 minutes until the top is browned and a little crispy.


Recipe: by Tonya Staab tonyastaab.com

This recipe filled not only 6 mini bakers but also a casserole dish for leftovers that we enjoyed for lunch the next day.

Serve your tuna pasta bake with a garden salad and fresh French bread.

The Mini Bakers can be purchased from Create-ologie. Look at the amazing colors they come in.

mini baking casserole dishes in bright colors from createologie

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1 comment

Danny November 24, 2014 - 7:40 pm

Looks amazing
Will follow you and try to prepare that


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