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Why make do with noodles? This tuna and
rice combination is fabulous!
Cheesy Tuna Rice
- 1/3 cup butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon salt - divided use
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated
1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1/3 cup instant rice
1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1 (16-ounce) can whole tomatoes
1 onion, chopped
1 (7-ounce) can tuna
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Melt butter in a saucepan. Blend in flour,
1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper. Stir in evaporated milk. Cook
until thickened, stirring constantly, then stir in shredded cheddar
cheese and grated Parmesan cheese.
- Comine instant rice, chopped parsley,
paprika, cayenne pepper, oregano, and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Layer
whole tomatoes, chopped onion, and tuna (drained) over the rice.
- Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the
rice is tender.
Makes 6 servings.
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