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Friday, November 5, 2010

Cheesy Rice and Tuna Casserole

4 cups cooked white rice
½ white onion diced
½ cup mushrooms diced
½ cup carrots diced
4tbls butter
4 tbls flour
2 tbls Worcestershire sauce
½ tsp dried mustard
2 cups milk
2 packets or cans of white tuna in water
1 cup cooked peas
3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
½ cup bread crumbs.
Salt, pepper

In  a saucepan melt butter and sauté onions, mushrooms and carrots until tender.  Slowly stir in flour to form roux.  Add Worcestershire sauce and mustard, then slowly stir in milk.  Let simmer until thick and bubbly.  Add tuna, cheese , and peas. Let simmer about 3 mins.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  In 2 quart casserole dish layer  ½ of the rice, 1 cup cheese, and half of tuna mixture, repeat for two layers.  Top with bread crumbs.  Bake for 20mins on 400 until the top is brown.

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