Tuna and pineapple pie

  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 55m

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!

Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 350 grams (12 1/3 ounces) canned tuna
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium ripe tomato
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 200 grams (7 ounces) shortcrust pastry
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) whipping cream
  • 4 pineapple slices
  • Grated cheese (to taste)
  • 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 the 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 pastryTuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal and drizzle with the béchamel mixture. Sprinkle with grated cheeseTuna and pineapple pie | Food From Portugal and bake until the pie start to turn golden, about 25 minutes.

    Step 7

    1. Turn off the oven and serve.

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

Tuna and pineapple pie

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 470

Total Fat: 29 g(45%)

Saturated Fat: 7 g(35%)

Cholesterol: 10 mg(3%)

Sodium: 690 mg(29%)

Total Carbohydrate: 48 g(16%)

Protein: 7 g

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