Tuna mornay

Tuna mornay

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  • 0:25 Prep
  • 0:45 Cook
  • 4 Servings
  • Easy

Tuna mornay is a great emergency-recipe as you’re likely to have all of the ingredients in your pantry now.

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  • 250g dried spiral pasta
  • 80g butter
  • 1/4 cup plain flour
  • 1 1/2 cups pure cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup grated tasty cheese
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 425g can tuna in oil, drained, flaked
  • 1 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan


  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Grease an 8-cup capacity ovenproof dish. Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling, salted water, following packet directions. Drain.
  • Step 2
    Melt 30g butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until bubbling. Remove from heat. Gradually stir in combined cream and milk. Return to heat. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes or until sauce boils and thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in tasty cheese. Season.
  • Step 3
    Meanwhile, melt 20g butter in a small frying pan over medium heat. Add onion. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Transfer to a bowl. Add tuna, pasta and cheese sauce. Mix well. Spoon mixture into prepared dish. Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan in a bowl. Sprinkle over tuna mixture. Dot with butter. Bake for 30 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden. Serve.

  • Low carb
  • Low sugar


  • 4740 kj


  • 77g

    Fat Total

  • 44g

    Saturated Fat

  • 3g


  • 44g


  • 209mg


  • 917.97mg


  • 7g

    Carbs (sugar)

  • 67g

    Carbs (total)

All nutrition values are per serve
  • Author: Kirrily La Rosa
  • Image credit: Jeremy Simons
  • Publication: Super Food Ideas

Source: taste.com.au


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