Easy pasta gratin with tuna

Want to prepare a quick and delicious dinner for your family? Nothing like cooking this easy pasta gratin with tuna with béchamel sauce, cream and grated cheese. Bon appetit!!!

Easy pasta gratin with tuna on a baking dish

INGREDIENTS FOR THIS RECIPE

Here you'll find all the ingredients needed to make this recipe:

Elbow pasta
Canned tuna
Whipping cream
Grated cheese
Pepper
Nutmeg
Olive oil
Onion
Garlic
Béchamel sauce
Salt

Below you’ll find the correct measurement of all ingredients and the step-by-step guide for this recipe.

HOW TO MAKE EASY PASTA GRATIN WITH TUNA:

Step 1: Cook the pasta in a saucepan with water seasoned with a little salt and a peeled onion. When the pasta is cooked, drain it and set aside.

Step 2: Meanwhile, place the olive oil, chopped onion and the chopped garlic in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the tuna and season with a little pepper. Stir and cook over low heat about 3 to 4 minutes. Add the pasta to the pan and mix in the tuna.

Step 3: Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).

Step 4: In a bowl, combine the cream, the béchamel and the nutmeg. Place the pasta and the tuna on a baking dish and drizzle with the béchamel and cream mixture. Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake until golden brown, about 35 to 40 minutes.Easy pasta gratin with tuna steps

Step 5: Turn off the oven and serve.

Easy pasta gratin with tuna on a baking dish

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Easy pasta gratin with tuna

Easy pasta gratin with tuna on a baking dish

Want to prepare a quick and delicious dinner for your family? Nothing like cooking this easy pasta gratin with tuna with béchamel sauce, cream and grated cheese. Bon appetit!!!

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Category: Fish, Pasta, Recipes
Cuisine:
Difficulty:
Servings:: 4
Prep Time: 10 m
Cook Time: 1:05 h
Total Time: 1:15 h
Ingredients: béchamel sauce, butter, cheese, corn starch, garlic, milk, nutmeg, olive oil, onion, pasta, pepper, tuna, whipping cream

Ingredients

  • 250 grams (8 3/4 ounces) elbow pasta
  • 350 grams (12 1/3 ounces) canned tuna
  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • 125 grams (4 1/2 ounces) grated cheese
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 small onion to cook the pasta
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 200 ml (about 1 cup) béchamel sauce
  • Béchamel sauce recipe

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta in a saucepan with water seasoned with a little salt and a peeled onion. When the pasta is cooked, drain it and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, place the olive oil, chopped onion and the chopped garlic in a saucepan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden, stirring occasionally. Add the tuna and season with a little pepper. Stir and cook over low heat about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the pasta to the pan and mix in the tuna.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  4. In a bowl, combine the cream, the béchamel and the nutmeg. Place the pasta and the tuna on a baking dish and drizzle with the béchamel and cream mixture. Sprinkle with grated cheese and bake until golden brown, about 35 to 40 minutes.
  5. Turn off the oven and serve.
Easy pasta gratin with tuna
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 789
Total Fat 49 g(63%)
Saturated Fat 21.5 g(106%)
Cholesterol 170 mg(57%)
Sodium 346 mg(15%)
Total Carbohydrate 46.5 g(17%)
Protein 41.5 g
 

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