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Family Friendly Healthy Tuna Mornay

We love recipes like this where you probably have the ingredients in your kitchen already.

Tuna Mornay is one of those delicious comfort foods, but this time it’s been made even healthier.

28 Day Weight Loss Challenge member Leah Romiti has shared this fantastic recipe with us.

Members have access to lots of family-friendly recipes, such as Fish Pie, One Pot Spaghetti Bolognese, and Homemade Chicken Nuggets. Find out more about the challenge HERE.

Tuna Mornay

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Tuna Mornay
Tuna Mornay
Course Main Dish
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 425 g canned tuna in spring water
  • 1 cup frozen or tinned peas or corn or veg of choice
  • 1 diced onion
  • 4 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1.5 tbsp wholemeal flour
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1.25 cups light coconut milk
  • 1 cube chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
Course Main Dish
Servings
serves
Ingredients
  • 425 g canned tuna in spring water
  • 1 cup frozen or tinned peas or corn or veg of choice
  • 1 diced onion
  • 4 tbsp Parmesan cheese
  • 1.5 tbsp wholemeal flour
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1.25 cups light coconut milk
  • 1 cube chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
Tuna Mornay
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180C.
  2. Drain tuna and place in a mixing bowl.
  3. Add corn to bowl and mix well.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Cook diced onions in the coconut oil until soft.
  6. Add onions to tuna mix, stir well.
  7. Add butter to frypan and melt.
  8. Pour in coconut milk and slowly add the flour, whisking constantly to avoid lumps.
  9. Add 3 tbsp of the Parmesan cheese and the lemon juice.
  10. Crumble the stock cube and sprinkle over the top, then add seasoning to taste.
  11. Mix well.
  12. Pour sauce over the tuna mixture and stir until well combined.
  13. Tip into oven proof dishes – either one large dish, or individual dishes.
  14. Mix together wholemeal breadcrumbs and the remaining Parmesan cheese and sprinkle over the tuna mixture.
  15. Cook in oven for 25 minutes and then grill for a further 5-10 mins until golden brown on top.
  16. Serve as is or with steamed greens, salad, pasta or rice.
Recipe Notes

338 calories per serve

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