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Easy Tuna/Corn Vol Au vents

Kids love these and they taste great. It's can be used for entertaining or a luncheon or even dinner meal. Kids can easily be involved in the creation of these too as the steps are so surprisingly simple once the basic white sauce is made.

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  • 4 x packs of medium sized vol au vent cases (usually contain 9 a pack)

  • 1 x 425gm Tin of Good Tuna

  • 1 x 410gm Tin of Sweet Corn

  • 100grams of butter

  • 3 x Tbsp of Plain Flour

  • 600ml of Milk

  • Salt and Pepper to season


  • 1.

    Melt butter in frypan on medium heat until lightly foamy

  • 2.

    Add flour to melted butter and continue to cook continuously stirring for a good minute but without browning the flour

  • 3.

    Remove pot from stove and using a whisk slowly mix in milk a little at a time, whisking each time until the mixture is smooth and the milk fully incorporated.

  • 4.

    Return saucepan to the stove and continue to whisk the mixture until it thickens to a reasonably thick consistency. Remove from stove.

  • 5.

    Drain Tuna and add to pot

  • 6.

    Drain Corn but reserve juice and add to pot

  • 7.

    Combine Tuna and corn with fork, crushing any large lumps of tuna into smaller pieces.

  • 8.


  • 9.

    If the mixture seems a bit gluggy then you can thin it slightly using some of the reserved corn liquid.

  • 10.

    Add salt and pepper to taste

  • 11.

    Place vol au vent cases onto an oven tray and Spoon the mix into vol au vent cases, slightly overfilling.

  • 12.

    Place tray into oven at approx 180 degrees for 15-20 mins or until some browning is observed on the top.


The quanities here are quite large as we have a very large family.
This can also be made just as easily with asparagus and corn for more adult tastes

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