Tuna with rice

Tuna with rice on a plate

If you don't have much time, we have the right solution for you! This tuna recipe with rice is simple, quick and quite tasty.

This is one of those recipes that everyone usually likes and knows how to make. On those days of the week that we don't feel like doing anything or don't have much time, we always remember recipes prepared with rice!

MAIN INGREDIENTS OF THIS RECIPE:

- Tuna, rice, olive oil, grated cheese

HOW TO PREPARE RICE WITH TUNA:

Drain the tuna and flake it with a fork; set aside.
Put the olive oil, the chopped onion, the chopped garlic and the bay leaf in a saucepan and sauté over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden. Remove the bay leaf, add the tuna and season with a little salt and pepper. Stir and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes. Add the rice, stir and pour the water (twice the rice volume). Boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook the rice for about 10 to 12 minutes. When the rice is almost cooked, add the grated cheese and mix in the rice and tuna. Turn off the heat, season with a little more pepper and serve.

Tuna with rice on a plate

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RECIPE VIDEO:

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Servings:: 3
Prep Time: 5 m
Cook Time: 20 m
Total Time: 25 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 200 grams (1 cup) rice
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 225 grams (8 ounces) canned tuna
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 150 grams (5 1/3 ounces) grated cheese
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • Salt (to taste)

Directions

  1. Drain the tuna and flake it with a fork; set aside.
  2. Put the olive oil, the chopped onion, the chopped garlic and the bay leaf in a saucepan and sauté over low heat until the onion start to turn slightly golden, stirring occasionally. Remove the bay leaf, add the tuna and season with a little salt and pepper. Stir and cook for about 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the rice, stir and pour the water (twice the rice volume). Boil over medium-high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook the rice for about 10 to 12 minutes.
  3. When the rice is almost cooked, add the grated cheese and mix in the rice and tuna. Turn off the heat, season with a little more pepper and serve.
Tuna with rice
Nutrition facts
Serves 3
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 737
Total Fat 39 g(50%)
Saturated Fat 14 g(71%)
Cholesterol 76 mg(25%)
Sodium 404 mg(18%)
Total Carbohydrate 58 g(21%)
Protein 37.5 g
 

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