Food

Tuna Mornay with Pretzel Topping

Crispy pretzels make this mornay extra tasty.
Richard Whitbread
6
20M
25M
45M

Ingredients

Method

1.

Preheat oven to 180C (160C fan forced). Grease a 2.5L capacity shallow ovenproof dish with cooking spray. Cook pasta in a large saucepan of boiling water according to packet directions. Drain well.

2.

Meanwhile, melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat until foamy. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 1 min. Remove from heat and slowly whisk in milk until combined. Return to heat and cook, stirring, for 4-5 min until the sauce boils and thickens.

3.

Remove from heat and stir in the pasta, tuna, vegetables, spring/green onions, 1 cup cheese and lemon juice. Season to taste. Pour mixture into prepared dish.

4.

Toss pretzels with remaining cheese and 2 teaspoons olive oil in a bowl. Sprinkle evenly over the top of the tuna mornay. Bake in the oven for 20-25 min or until piping hot. Serve with mixed salad leaves.

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