Tuna Au Gratin
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
1 can (9 to 12 ounces) chunk white tuna
1/2 cup cottage cheese
5 slices bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes, divided
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon Hungarian paprika
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1 to 2 tablespoons melted butter
Combine tuna, cottage cheese, and half of the bread cubes. Reserve remaining cubes for topping. Spread tuna mixture in bottom of a greased 1 1/2-quart baking dish or 4 individual 1-cup casseroles or au gratin dishes In saucepan melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium low heat; stir in flour and paprika until smooth and bubbly.
Gradually add the milk, stirring constantly over medium low heat, until thickened. Add cheese. Continue heating, stirring constantly, until
cheese melts. Pour sauce over tuna mixture and top with reserved bread cubes. Drizzle with the 1 to 2 tablespoons melted butter. Bake at 350°
for 25 to 30 minutes.