Rice and Tuna Bake

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    This is a delicious meal in one dish. Rice is layered with tuna in a curry-spiced white sauce, topped with breadcrumbs and cheese and then baked.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 285g white rice
    • 1 (400g) tin tuna in brine, drained and flaked
    • 1 (55g) packet chicken noodle soup, such as Knorr's
    • 1 teaspoon mild curry powder
    • 250ml milk
    • 15g butter
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • breadcrumbs
    • grated cheese
    • 250ml water

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Cook rice according to packet's instructions.
    2. Heat chicken noodle soup in 250ml water for 3 minutes. Add tuna.
    3. In a small saucepan, mix together flour and butter to form a paste. Gradually add the milk, stirring continuously to form a smooth white sauce. Heat over low heat until thick. Add curry powder.
    4. Stir white sauce into tuna mixture.
    5. Place a layer of rice into the bottom of a medium greased baking dish. Top with a layer of tuna mixture, then a layer of rice an then the remaining tuna mixture. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and scatter with cheese.
    6. Bake in 180 C / Gas 4 oven for 30 minutes.

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    I used this recipe as a base and added several more ingredients for flavour ie. lemongrass, grated carrot, peas, dill. If i had onion would also have added. Easy and fairly quick for mid week meal.  -  09 Apr 2013  (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)