Tuna Mornay (Tuna Casserole – Creamy Tuna Pasta Bake) Recipe
Tuna mornay or tuna casserole with creamy pasta is a classic dish that is quick, easy and delicious. It’s a perfect weeknight meal that can be made with pantry staples and takes only a few minutes to prepare. Here is a step-by-step recipe for making Tuna Mornay.
• 3 cups cooked pasta (macaroni or penne)
• 1 can of tuna (drained and flaked)
• 1 cup milk
• 2 tablespoons butter
• 2 tablespoons flour
• 1 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1 teaspoon onion powder
• 1 teaspoon paprika
• Salt and pepper to taste
• 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2. Cook the pasta according to package instructions and drain.
3. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.
4. Add the flour to the pan and whisk to combine until the mixture is smooth.
5. Slowly pour in the milk, whisking constantly to avoid lumps. Stir until the mixture is thick and smooth.
6. Add garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika to the mixture, and stir until combined.
7. Add the tuna to the mixture and stir to combine.
8. Add the shredded cheddar cheese and stir until it has melted.
9. Add salt and pepper to taste.
10. Add the cooked pasta to the cheese and tuna mixture and stir until the pasta is evenly coated.
11. Transfer the pasta mixture into an ovenproof dish, and bake for 20-25 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
12. Remove from the oven and let it cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.
• Tuna mornay is an easy and delicious weeknight meal that can be made with pantry staples.
• Cook pasta according to package instructions and drain.
• Melt butter over medium heat, then add flour and whisk until smooth.
• Slowly pour in milk, whisking constantly until mixture is thick and smooth.
• Add garlic powder, onion powder, and paprika to the mixture, and stir until combined.
• Add tuna, cheese, salt, and pepper and stir to combine.
• Add cooked pasta and stir until evenly coated.
• Transfer to an ovenproof dish and bake for 20-25 minutes at 350°F.
• Let cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.