Tuna Rice Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy Tuna Rice Casserole recipe? Learn how to make Tuna Rice Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rbrown587

Makes 6 servings



Tuna rice casserole recipe with mushrooms, peas and cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Tuna Rice Casserole

1/4 cup margarine
8 ounces mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup peas
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
1/16 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 can (9 to 12 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
2 cups white rice, cooked
1/2 cup Sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded
1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon paprika

Recipe Directions for Tuna Rice Casserole

  1. Heat butter over low heat; sauté mushrooms and chopped onion. Blend in flour; remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk. Add salt and cayenne pepper; return to heat and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.

  2. In a bowl, combine tuna with the cooked rice, peas, and all but 2 tablespoons of the shredded cheese. Add the sauce mixture and gently mix. Turn rice and tuna mixture into a 2-quart casserole. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons of butter; toss with the bread crumbs. Sprinkle crumbs and remaining cheese over casserole. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake at 375° for about 30 minutes, until hot and bubbly.

Categories

Fish, Rice, Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 255.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
480
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.6g
24%
Saturated Fat
5.0g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
26mg
9%
Sodium
633mg
26%
Potassium
479mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
63.1g
21%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
20.3g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 20% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in selenium
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