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Cheesy Tuna Dinner Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Cheesy Tuna Dinner

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"This quick, one-pan dinner is made with cream of mushroom soup, milk, tuna, green peas and Minute® Rice topped with shredded Cheddar cheese."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. Mix soup and milk in medium saucepan. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring frequently.
  2. Add tuna and peas; mix well. Return to boil.
  3. Stir in rice and cheese; cover. Reduce heat to low; cook 5 minutes. Stir until cheese is melted. Garnish with canned French fried onions or crushed potato chips just before serving, if desired.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 24, 2010

This is one of those dishes that I grew up on (thanks to my best friends mom - which cooked everything like this). Anyhow - 5 Stars for easy peasy and 5 stars for taste! Also - she really never used cheddar but just used sliced cheese; still delish!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 02, 2007

Excellent in terms of time (it's quick!!), taste needed some work. Here's what I did: instead of saucepan, I used a deep skillet for preperation. I sauteed the tuna in melted butter and seasoned w salt and pepper. After adding the milk & cheese, I seasoned the whole thing with garlic salt. For the garnish (to add some crunch)I put some Ritz crackers in a sandwich bag and crushed them (just a bit) then added about 1/2 c shredded cheese, shook it up and spread it on top. Put the pan in the oven on broil for about 1 minute--made it more casserole-y. Tasted better the next day!

 

20 Ratings

Dec 20, 2010

Kinda' on the fence with this one. We ate it, but there was something missing. I kept adding stuff (not worth mentioning) but just didn't quite do it for us.

 
Sep 21, 2010

Yum! This was deceptively delicious. Reminds me of tuna casserole, but so much quicker. We added some onions, about 1/3 cup. Such an easy weeknight meal.

 
May 11, 2010

Great base/starter recipe. I thought Id rate this to inform people of easy alterations. I improvised by cooking 1 1/2 c rice 3 c water in my rice cooker. I lowered the milk to only half a soup can since I was cooking the rice. I used one can of peas instead of frozen (I'm sure most frozen or canned veggies would be great) and I added some seasoning and used sour cream and onion potato chips. So if you have to improvise this is a great recipe. P.s I think I'll try it with pasta next time.

 
May 12, 2011

Tasty recipe! Simple, but surprisingly good!

 
May 10, 2011

I did not care for this.

 
Jun 03, 2010

this recipe was okay, i felt like it was missing something just couldn't put my finger on what but i will make it again and maybe try to figure out what it needs but it was good

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 936 kcal
  • 47%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 84 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 46.6 g
  • 72%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 41.2 g
  • 82%
  • Sodium
  • 1313 mg
  • 53%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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