Cheesy leek & mackerel pasta bake

A lovely supper for two, rich in omega 3 oils. You can boost the vegetable content of this dish by adding in frozen peas with the mackerel.


150g essential Waitrose Elicoidali or other similar pasta shape
2 leeks, thinly sliced
350g essential Waitrose Cheese Sauce
2 tsp Dijon mustard
25g pack fresh chives, snipped into 1cm lengths
110g can John West Natural Steam Cooked Mackerel Fillets, drained
25g grated Gruyère


1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6. Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling water for 10 minutes until tender, adding the leeks to the pan for the last 3 minutes of cooking.

2. Drain the pasta and leeks well and toss with the cheese sauce, mustard and chives. Gently fold in the mackerel. Spoon into an ovenproof dish, scatter over the Gruyère cheese and bake for 15 minutes until golden brown.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
  • Total time: 35 minutes 35 minutes

Serves: 2

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2840.936kJ
Fat 29.8g
Saturated Fat 14.4g
Carbohydrate 66.7g
Sugars 7.9g
Salt 2.5g

35.9g protein, 7.7g fibre

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