Rice with tuna and peas

  • 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)


  • 200 grams (7 ounces) canned tuna
  • 125 grams (2/3 cup) rice
  • 1 medium onion
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 1 medium ripe tomato
  • 150 grams (1 cup) peas
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper sauce
  • Dried coriander leaves (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)


    Step 1

    1. Shred the tuna with a fork and set aside.

    Step 2

    1. Place the olive oil, chopped onion, peas, the peeled tomato cut into small pieces and the red pepper sauce 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 for about 10 minutes.

    Step 3

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

Rice with tuna and peas | Food From Portugal

Rice with tuna and peas

Nutrition facts per serving (2 servings)

Calories: 715

Total Fat: 33 g(42%)

Saturated Fat: 5 g(26%)

Cholesterol: 31 mg(10%)

Sodium: 171 mg(7%)

Total Carbohydrate: 68.5 g(25%)

Protein: 36.5 g

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