Recipe: Yummy Fusilli & Cheese with Chilli Tuna


Fusilli & Cheese with Chilli Tuna. A variant of fusilli, called fusilli bucati, is made with hollow tubes of pasta that are twisted into little springs or corkscrews. Fusilli makes a lovely cold pasta salad, especially with a creamy dressing. The twisted shape will hold more of the dressing in each bite for extra flavor while adding visual interest.

The twists and turns are good for holding rich, chunky pasta sauces. Fusilli pasta is fancied up with delicious pieces of smoked salmon and cucumber, which can be made in no time! I like to spice mine up with a dash of Garden veggies with fusilli pasta, Italian Parsley, Genoa salami and creamy Italian dressing makes for a pasta salad that will be a favorite at your next. You can have Fusilli & Cheese with Chilli Tuna using 12 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve it.

Ingredients of Fusilli & Cheese with Chilli Tuna

  1. You need 220 gr of macaroni/ fusilli.
  2. You need 40 gr of butter.
  3. It’s 40 gr of flour.
  4. It’s 500 ml of milk.
  5. It’s 110 gr of cheddar/ gouda cheese.
  6. You need 2 of garlic.
  7. You need 1 of red chilli.
  8. It’s 1 can of tuna.
  9. You need 50 gr of breadcrumbs.
  10. It’s 2 of lime.
  11. Prepare of parsley.
  12. You need of salt & pepper.

Wikipedia Article About Fusilli on Wikipedia. Fusilli is corkscrew, or helix, shaped pasta. A long version of the spring-shaped fusilli is called fusilli col buco. Rotini is related to fusilli, but has a tighter helix.

Fusilli & Cheese with Chilli Tuna step by step

  1. Boil a pan of water. Put in the macaroni or fusilli pasta for 5 minutes.
  2. While you're cooking the pasta, heat a skillet/frying pan. Melt the butter then add the flour. After the mixture become paste, pour in the milk. Stir until the paste dissolve and reduce the heat.
  3. Keep stir the sauce (bechamel) until become thick, then turn off the heat. Grate the cheese into it, season with salt and pepper. Pour the sauce onto the pasta in a oven-safe bowl. Mix well.
  4. Bake the pasta into an oven with 200 celcius for about 10 minutes. While waiting, saute the garlic, chilli, tuna, breadcrumbs, and parsley.
  5. Serve the cooked tuna on top of the baked pasta.
  6. Serve the cooked tuna on top of the baked pasta.

Fusilli may be solid or hollow. Instead of plain fusilli, try using red lentil fusilli, it adds a great (healthy) kick. Also, my first time making it I didn't have regular vodka on hand, only orange flavored vodka, but after making it with both the orange vodka DEFINITELY won. It gives the sauce a zesty aroma without tasing like orange. Fusilli al Pomodoro:- Pasta with Tomato Sauce.

Recipe: Yummy Fusilli & Cheese with Chilli Tuna

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