Tuna and potato pie

2013-10-28
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 20m
  • Cook Time : 1:05 h
  • Ready In : 1:25 h

 
If you want to prepare a different and delicious lunch, this tuna pie with potato drizzled with the tasty béchamel sauce and sprinkled with grated cheese is ideal for you! Bon appetit!!!

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 200 grams (7 ounces) puff pastry
  • 350 grams (12 1/3 ounces) canned tuna
  • 400 grams (14 ounces) potatoes
  • 2 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Rosemary (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) grated cheese
  • A few drops of lemon juice
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 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. Drain and shred the tuna with a fork; set aside.

    Step 4


    1. Place the olive oil, the chopped onion and the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the tuna and season with pepper and chopped rosemary. Stir and cook about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Step 5


    1. Meanwhile, peel, wash the potatoes and cut into small cubes. Season with salt and fry in very hot oil. When the potatoes are fried, place them in a dish with absorbent paper.

    Step 6


    1. Add the potatoes to the tuna pan, combine and turn off the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.

    Step 7


    1. Combine together the béchamel sauce, the egg yolk and a few drops of lemon juice.

    Step 8


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

    Step 9


    1. Grease a pie pan (24 centimeters (9 1/2 inches)) with butter, line with the pastry and prick the bottom with a fork. Pour the tuna and potato mixture over the pastry,Tuna and potato pie | Food From Portugal drizzle with the béchamel mixtureTuna and potato pie | Food From Portugal and sprinkle with grated cheese.Tuna and potato pie | Food From Portugal Bake until golden brown, about 35 minutes.

    Step 10


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

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Tuna and potato pie

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 826


Total Fat: 52 g(67%)

Saturated Fat: 16.5 g(83%)

Cholesterol: 120 mg(40%)

Sodium: 448 mg(19%)

Total Carbohydrate: 51 g(18%)

Protein: 39.5 g

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