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Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake)

PHOTO RECIPE Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake)

Tuna Mornay is how you elevate canned tuna above a glum pantry staple into a delish family meal!

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The perfect guide to different types of pasta and their uses

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The perfect guide to different types of pasta and their uses

Ingredients

number of servings
5
  • 350 ozg penne pasta (or other short pasta) Added to
  • 3 tablespoon butter Added to
  • 3 cloves garlic (finely minced) Added to
  • 4 tablespoon flour g plain/all purpose Added to
  • 4 cups milk ( litre) Added to
  • 1 dairy or non dairy ( quart) Added to
  • 2 teaspoon Vegeta or chicken or veg stock powder/granulated bouillon Added to
  • 12 Cup parmesan (g)-finely shredded Added to
  • 12 teaspoon each mustard powder Added to
  • 2 onion and garlic powder Added to
  • 425 oz g canned tuna(preferably in oil) Added to
  • 400 oz g canned corn Added to
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Directions

45 min.
1. Step

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F.Crunchy Topping - Mix together.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
2. Step

Cook pasta per packet directions MINUS 1 minute. Drain then allow to cool slightly, then return into pot.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
3. Step

White Sauce - Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
4. Step

Add flour and stir into melted butter. While whisking, gradually pour in about 1/3 of the milk. Once the flour-butter mixture is incorporated into the milk, pour in remaining milk and whisk.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
5. Step

Add Vegeta, mustard, onion and garlic powder, whisk.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
6. Step

When the milk starts to heat up, whisk constantly to make sure the white sauce doesn’t catch on the base.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
7. Step

After 4 - 5 minutes, the sauce should be thick enough that you can draw a path across the back of a spoon. Remove from stove and stir in parmesan.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
8. Step

Assemble & Bake - Add tuna into pasta and flake into large chunks with fork (not too much, don't want it to turn to mush when stirred). Add corn, pour over sauce, then gently stir.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
9. Step

Scrape into baking dish, top with Crunchy Topping.

Easy Tuna Mornay (Creamy Tuna Casserole Pasta Bake) - preparation step 1
10. Step

Bake 25 minutes until top is golden and edges are bubbling. Sprinkle with chives if desired then serve!

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