Cheesy Tuna Mornay

  • Recipe By
  • Published Aug 7th
  • Ready In50m
  • Servings6
  • Calories423
A cheesy Mornay with peas and corn. A great quick dinner that has everything in one dish.

Cheesy Tuna Mornay Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Cheesy Tuna Mornay for 6 servings:

  • 1/2 cup uncooked rotini pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 2 (7 ounce) cans tuna, drained
  • salt
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs

Cheesy Tuna Mornay Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook20m
  • Ready In50m

To cook Cheesy Tuna Mornay, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Cheesy Tuna Mornay is about 20 minutes , and you can serve your Cheesy Tuna Mornay within 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Cheesy Tuna Mornay easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the flour until smooth. Gradually mix in milk so that no lumps form. Stir constantly until the mixture boils, then mix in half of the cheese. Add the peas, corn and macaroni. Drain the tuna, leaving a small amount of liquid to keep it moist. Flake with a fork and stir into the cheese mixture. Transfer to a casserole dish and top with the remaining cheese. Sprinkle breadcrumbs over the cheese.
  3. 3 Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until sauce is bubbly and cheese is browned.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 423 calories; 19.8 grams of fat; 26.3 grams of carbohydrates; 34.7 grams of protein; 78 milligrams of cholesterol; 452 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Dec 26th 2010

    I'm thinking that the pasta should be 1/2lb, as that is the amount of macaroni I used and it was just right. Sauteed a small onion and clove of garlic in an additional tablespoon of butter, ...

  2. May 6th 2010

    I increased the pasta to around 2 cups, and added 1/3 c. minced onion, 1 c. frozen diced carrots, and 1 t. Old Bay seasoning to the recipe. Also used evaporated milk instead of whole milk &a ...

  3. Aug 21st 2008

    A hit with everyone. I used about 2 cups of uncooked pasta, but didn't change anything else in the recipe.

  4. May 18th 2008

    pretty standard recipe, but what is with the ridiculously small amount of pasta, which equates to serving less than one person. u would need at least 3 cups to serve 6 people!

  5. Dec 24th 2007

    easy and tasty!! excellent!

  6. Nov 28th 2007

    Ok...does anyone know what a mornay is? My family really liked this dish, and I liked that it was so easy to make. I did double the pasta and add some salt, pepper, garlic powder and red pep ...

  7. Jul 11th 2007

    I was looking for ideas to make something with what I had on hand. This was a great fit, with some minor tweaking.. I used 1 3/4 cans of evaporated milk to make it creamier, added half of a ...

  8. Jan 22nd 2007

    This was so good and easy!! I put a little extra pasta and cheese though, and it came out great!! Will def be making again!!

  9. Jul 4th 2006

    Quite tasty, though I'm still not quite sure what a mornay is.