Tuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven

2018-11-23
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 1:15 h
  • Ready In : 1:25 h

 
Do you like recipes in the oven and want to prepare something simple and delicious for the weekend? Try this delicious tuna recipe with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven. Bon appetit!!!

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 350 grams (12 1/3 ounces) canned tuna
  • 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces) Portuguese cornbread
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) penne pasta
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 medium ripe tomato
  • 1 medium onion
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)

    Directions

    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. Cook the pasta in a saucepan with water seasoned with salt. When the pasta is cooked, drain it with a skimmer and set aside.

    Step 4


    1. Place the olive oil, chopped onion and the peeled tomato cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the shredded tuna and season with a little pepper. Stir and cook about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the pasta, the cream and the béchamel sauce to the tuna saucepan and mix everything well. Cook for more 2 to 3 minutes and turn off the heat.

    Step 5


    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Cut the Portuguese cornbread into pieces. Place the cornbread in a food processor and pulse until fine crumbs.

    Step 6


    1. Place the tuna and pasta mixture on a baking dish and sprinkle with the Portuguese cornbread.Tuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven | Food From Portugal Bake until golden brown, about 35 to 40 minutes.

    Step 7


    1. Turn off the oven and serve.

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Tuna with pasta and Portuguese cornbread in the oven

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 695


Total Fat: 39 g(50%)

Saturated Fat: 15 g(74%)

Cholesterol: 128 mg(43%)

Sodium: 320 mg(14%)

Total Carbohydrate: 52.5 g(19%)

Protein: 34 g

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