Tuna Gratin

Prep Time15 min
chill Time 10 min
Time to Table74 min

This tuna pasta bake with our flavoured tuna is a hearty comfort family favourite.


12 Regular lasagna noodles or whole wheat
3 cups (750 mL) Whipping cream 35%
1 cup (250 mL) Grated Parmesan cheese
2 tsp (10 mL) Lime zest
4 cans (85 g each) Clover Leaf Flaked Light Tuna - Spicy Thai Chili
1 ¼ cups (300 mL) Sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1 Large tomato, diced
2 tsp (10 mL) Chopped basil
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C). 
  2. In a saucepan, mix cream, Parmesan cheese, lime zest (if desired), salt and pepper.  Cook over medium-high heat, stirring often, until bubbles form on the wall of the pan and the sauce is slightly thickened.
  3. Spread about ½ cup (125 mL) of sauce onto a plate of 13 x 9 inches (3 liters).  Cover with 3 lasagna noodles. With a spoon, spread a quarter of the remaining sauce over pasta and spread a third of the tuna.
  4. Repeat twice and end with the last three noodles.  Sprinkle with cheddar, add tomatoes, pour the remaining sauce on top and sprinkle with basil.  Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes. 
  5. Remove the foil and place under the grill 3 to 4 minutes to brown the surface.  Let stand 10 minutes before serving.


per serving
% Daily
Fat48 g 74%
Saturated Fat28 g
Trans Fat0 g
Saturated + Trans140%
Cholesterol175 mg
Sodium610 mg25%
Carbohydrate30 g10%
Fibre2 g8%
Sugar6 g
Protein21 g
Vitamin A8%
Vitamin C6%
Vitamin D16%

Claims per serving

Source of Fibre Excellent Source of Protein
Source of Vitamin A Source of Vitamin C
Good source of Vitamin D Excellent Source of Calcium
Excellent Source of Iron 

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