This is a great recipe to get the kids involved in as the techniques involved are safe enough for them to do. Try serving as an after school snack with a selection of fresh vegetable sticks.
Cook beans as directed on packet. Mash beans thoroughly with fork.
Preheat oven to 180C.
Add drained tuna to beans and mash through.
Stir in cheese, half the butter, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix thoroughly.
Press mixture into a lightly buttered 3 cup capacity ovenproof bowl. Sprinkle evenly with breadcrumbs and dot with extra butter.
Bake for 25 minutes or until browned. Serve warm with crusty bread and baby spinach or lettuce leaves.