Tuna lasagna

Tuna lasagna on a baking dish

Want to prepare a different meal of tuna? This tuna lasagna recipe is quite tasty, is drizzled with whipping cream and béchamel and goes to the oven sprinkled with grated cheese on top, a delight…

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Category: Fish, Pasta, Recipes
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Servings:: 4
Prep Time:15 m
Cook Time:55 m
Total Time:1:10 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 200 ml (1/2 pint (236 ml)) whipping cream
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 500 grams (17 1/2 ounces) canned tuna
  • Parsley (to taste)
  • 1 medium onion
  • Grated cheese (to taste)
  • 6 lasagna sheets (about 100 grams (3 1/2 ounces))
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • For the béchamel sauce:

  • 500 ml (about 2 cups) milk
  • 5 tablespoons corn starch flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • Nutmeg (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)

Directions

  1. For the béchamel sauce:
    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.
  2. 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.
  3. Drain the tuna and shred it with a fork. Put the olive oil and the chopped onion in a frying pan and saute over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Add the shredded tuna, season with a little pepper and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat and sprinkle with chopped parsley.Tuna mixture on a frying pan
  4. In a bowl, mix the béchamel and the whipping cream; set aside.
  5. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  6. Put on the bottom of a baking pan two lasagna sheets and, on top, a layer of tuna. And so onTuna mixture with lasagna sheets on a baking dish until finish with two lasagna sheets. Drizzle with the béchamel mixture and sprinkle with grated cheese.Tuna mixture, lasagna sheets, béchamel sauce and grated cheese on a baking dish Bake until golden, about 30 minutes.
  7. Turn off the oven and serve the lasagna with lettuce and tomato salad.
Tuna lasagna
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 735
Total Fat 50.5 g(78%)
Saturated Fat 17 g(85%)
Cholesterol 119 mg(40%)
Sodium 583 mg(24%)
Total Carbohydrate 34.5 g(11%)
Protein 36.5 g
 

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