Tuna mornay

Tuna mornay

Tuna mornay

Tasty and easy, tuna mornay is a comfort food dinner that can be scratched together from whatever ingredients you have lying around. Making tuna mornay for dinner is also a great way to boost the amount of fish in kids’ diets.


  • 1 cup rice
  • 30g butter

  • 2 tblsp plain flour

  • 1.5 cups milk

  • medium tin of tuna in springwater

  • 1 cup grated cheese

  • 1 cup mixed frozen vegetables

  • small tin of creamed corn

  • pinch black pepper

  • pinch cayenne pepper


  1. Boil the rice in a large pot of water.
  2. Melt butter in saucepan. Add flour to butter and stir for 2 mins, being careful not to burn.
  3. Gradually add the milk. Stir white sauce until the mixture starts to thicken. Add the grated cheese.
  4. Add the drained tuna. Add the creamed corn.
  5. Season to taste with peppers. Add frozen veggies to almost cooked rice.
  6. Cook for a few minutes until done and rinse rice and veggies under cold water. Pour rice and veggies into casserole dish.
  7. Pour tuna mix over rice and veggies. Sprinkle with grated cheese and grill if desired to lightly brown.