Rice with tuna and peas

2013-04-05
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 30m
  • Ready In : 35m
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On days when time is short and you need to quickly prepare a nutritious and tasty meal, this rice recipe with tuna and peas is the perfect solution to success. Try it!!

Units: Metric / (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) canned tuna
  • 125 grams / (4 1/2 ounces) rice
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml / (3 1/3 tablespoons) olive oil
  • 1 medium ripe tomato
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) peas
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt (to taste)

Directions

    Step 1


    Shred the tuna with a fork and set aside.

    Step 2


    Put the olive oil, chopped onion, peas, the peeled tomato cut into small pieces and the paprika in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down, stirring occasionally. Add the rice, season with a little salt and stir. Pour the water (twice the rice volume) and boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook about 10 minutes.

    Step 3


    When the rice is almost cooked, add the tuna, mix and cook for more 2 to 3 minutes. Turn off the heat and serve immediately.

 

Nutrition facts per serving (2 servings):

Calories: 712
 
Total Fat: 32.5 g(50%)
 
Saturated Fat: 5 g(26%)
 
Cholesterol: 31 mg(10%)
 
Sodium: 140 mg(6%)
 
Total Carbohydrate: 68.5 g(23%)
 
Protein: 36.5 g
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