Australian Tuna Bake

Total Time
10 mins
40 mins

This is posted for the World Tour 2005 event. The source is Mietta's web site, a collection of Australian recipes. I modified the recipe slightly.

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  • 12 cup cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup crushed corn flakes
  • 12 ounces canned tuna
  • 4 tablespoons butter, plus a little more for the top of the casserole
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup peas (cooked or frozen)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tomato, cut into 8 wedges
  • 12 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and grease an 8x8-inch casserole dish.
  2. Melt the butter in a sauté pan. Sauté the onion until soft but not browned. Add the flour and blend with the onion. Add the milk, stirring constantly. Bring to the boil and boil for 2 or 3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in the shredded cheese, peas, tuna and seasonings. Pour into the casserole. Cover with crushed corn flakes, dot with butter, and bake for 20-30 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle parsley over the top of the hot casserole. Garnish with tomato wedges and lemon wedges. Serve hot.