Retro-Metro Fancy Tuna Casserole

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 3
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place bread in a toaster oven on medium heat to dry and toast, 20 minutes.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add salt, then pasta; cook to al dente; drain.
  • Place tuna in a small skillet; add in wine and just enough water to cover fish.
  • Add bay leaf and peppercorns; bring liquids to a boil; decrease heat to simmer and cover skillet.
  • Poach fish 12 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat a large deep skillet over medium heat; add in olive oil and 2 tablespoons butter.
  • Add in shallots and mushrooms; season with salt and pepper; sauté gently for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle in thyme and flour; cook 1 minute, stirring with a whisk; whisk in chicken broth, then cream.
  • Adjust seasonings; add in peas.
  • Remove cooked, poached tuna to a bowl; flake fish with a fork.
  • Add cooked noodles and tuna to the sauce; remove sauce from heat and transfer mixture to a casserole dish.
  • Use the biggest holes on a box grater to grate the bread into large crumbs.
  • Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in a small cup in the microwave and pour melted butter over breadcrumbs.
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