Quick & Easy

Tuna mornay

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

Method

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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