Tuna lasagna

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 55m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h
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Want to prepare a different meal of tuna? This tuna lasagna recipe is quite tasty, is drizzled with whipping cream and béchamel and goes to the oven sprinkled with grated cheese on top, a delight…

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  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 500 grams (17 1/2 ounces) canned tuna
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 1 medium onion
  • Grated cheese (to taste)
  • 6 lasagna sheets (about 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces))
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 500 ml (about 2 cups) milk
  • 5 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. For the béchamel sauce:
    2. Place the butter in a saucepan and heat over low heat. When the butter start to melt, add the flour with a little milk and whisk until the flour is dissolved. Gradually add the rest of the milk, increase to medium heat and stir until a homogeneous and creamy mixture, about 10 minutes.

    Step 2

    1. Turn off the heat and season with a little salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix the seasonings in the sauce and let cool. Béchamel sauce recipe.

    Step 3

    1. Drain the tuna and shred it with a fork. Put the olive oil and the chopped onion in a frying pan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the shredded tuna, season with a little pepper and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat and sprinkle with chopped parsley.Tuna lasagna | Food From Portugal

    Step 4

    1. In a bowl, mix the béchamel and the whipping cream; set aside.

    Step 5

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

    Step 6

    1. Put on the bottom of a baking pan two lasagna sheets and, on top, a layer of tuna. And so onTuna lasagna | Food From Portugal until finish with two lasagna sheets. Drizzle with the béchamel mixture and sprinkle with grated cheese.Tuna lasagna | Food From Portugal Bake until golden, about 30 minutes.

    Step 7

    1. Turn off the oven and serve the lasagna with lettuce and tomato salad.

Tuna lasagna | Food From Portugal

Tuna lasagna

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 735

Total Fat: 50.5 g(78%)

Saturated Fat: 17 g(85%)

Cholesterol: 119 mg(40%)

Sodium: 583 mg(24%)

Total Carbohydrate: 34.5 g(11%)

Protein: 36.5 g

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Tuna lasagna | Food From Portugal

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