Tuna and pineapple pie

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 1:05 h
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
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A delicious pie is always a good choice for a dinner or a party. We present this recipe of tuna and pineapple pie to prepare in a special occasion, you’ll love it!

Tuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal
Tuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal
Tuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal

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  • 350 grams (12 1/3 ounces) canned tuna
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 100 ml (1/4 pint (118 ml)) whipping cream
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) pineapple
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) grated cheese
  • For the béchamel sauce:
  • 200 ml (1 cup) milk
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1/2 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. In a saucepan place the olive oil, chopped onion and the peeled tomato cut into small pieces. Stir and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the tuna, season with a little pepper and cook over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat, add the pineapple cut into small pieces and mix well.

    Step 4

    1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with some butter, line with puff pastry and prick the bottom with a fork.
      Tuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal

    Step 5

    1. In a bowl, whisk the béchamel and the cream.

    Step 6

    1. Add the tuna mixture over the pastry
      Tuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal
      and drizzle with the béchamel mixture. Sprinkle with grated cheese
      Tuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal
      Tuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal
      and bake until the pie start to turn golden, about 45 minutes.

    Step 7

    1. Turn off the oven and serve.

Tuna and pineapple pie

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 843

Total Fat: 59 g(75%)

Saturated Fat: 21 g(105%)

Cholesterol: 96 mg(32%)

Sodium: 449 mg(20%)

Total Carbohydrate: 42.5 g(15%)

Protein: 38 g

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Tuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal

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