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.
At the time I was trying to make various combinations of vol au vent fillings for a party and on the night of the party, noticed all the kids had eaten the tuna and corn ones.... Read more.
Melt butter in frypan on medium heat until lightly foamy
Add flour to melted butter and continue to cook continuously stirring for a good minute but without browning the flour
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.
Return saucepan to the stove and continue to whisk the mixture until it thickens to a reasonably thick consistency. Remove from stove.
Drain Tuna and add to pot
Drain Corn but reserve juice and add to pot
Combine Tuna and corn with fork, crushing any large lumps of tuna into smaller pieces.
If the mixture seems a bit gluggy then you can thin it slightly using some of the reserved corn liquid.
Add salt and pepper to taste
Place vol au vent cases onto an oven tray and Spoon the mix into vol au vent cases, slightly overfilling.
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