Cheesy Tuna and Rice Dish

Cheesy Tuna and Rice Dish

Prep:
15 mins
Cooking:
30 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
6

Cheesy Tuna and Rice Dish is a tasty variation on the traditional casserole. Delicious, easy to prepare and it's ready in less than 1 hour.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup instant rice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 can (14 1/2 oz.) whole tomatoes, cut in half, drained
  • 2 cans (6 oz. each) tuna packed in water, drained

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 375° F.

MELT butter in medium saucepan. Add onion; cook for 5 minutes. Blend in flour, salt and ground black pepper. Stir in evaporated milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes just to a boil. Stir in cheddar cheese and Parmesan cheese until melted.

COMBINE rice, parsley, paprika, oregano, cayenne pepper, and tomatoes in 11 x 7-inch baking dish. Top with tuna. Spread cheese sauce over tuna.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until edges are bubbly.



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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/6 of recipe
  • Calories 338
  • Calories from Fat 201

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 22.4g 34%
  • Saturated Fat 13.8g 69%
  • Cholesterol 75mg 25%
  • Sodium 754mg 30%
  • Carbohydrates 15.3g 5%
  • Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
  • Sugars 1.1g
  • Protein 19.7g
  • Vitamin A 29%
  • Vitamin C 22%
  • Calcium 41%
  • Iron 18%

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