Quick & Easy

Tuna mornay

This family favourite is super easy to make and tastes great any night of the week!
Tuna mornay recipe

Comfort food doesn’t get much quicker, easier or tastier than this tuna pasta bake. Perfect for a mid-week dinner when you need something that the kids will go for. Tuna mprnay is a classic dish that has stood the test of time thanks to it’s ease, simplicity and it fits easily into a tight budget. You only need a few simple ingredients that you’re likely to have in the pantry and so it’s easy to throw it together.

You’d be hard-pressed to find a kitchen cupboard anywhere in this country without a tin of tuna in it. If you love our tuna mornay, check out the rest of our triple-tested tuna recipes or our perfect pasta bakes.

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1.Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Oil deep 2.5-litre (10-cup) ovenproof dish.
2.Cook pasta in large saucepan of boiling water until tender; drain.
3.Melt butter in large saucepan; cook onion, garlic and celery, stirring, until onion softens. Add flour; cook, stirring, about 2 minutes or until mixture bubbles and thickens. Gradually stir in milk and cream. Cook, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens.
4.Stir pasta, tuna, parsley and rind into sauce mixture; season. Spoon mixture into dish; sprinkle with combined breadcrumbs and cheese. Bake, uncovered, about 35 minutes or until browned lightly.

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