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Creole Tuna

Rated as 4.04 out of 5 Stars

"'This speedy recipe has been in my family for as long as I can remember,' shares Betty Bernat of Bethlehem, New Hampshire. 'Because it relies on pantry staples, it's easy to make when you can't decide what to fix for dinner,' At 48 cents a serving, it's economical besides.'"
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Ingredients

10 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a saucepan, saute green pepper in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, sugar, salt and pepper until blended. Gradually add milk, stirring constantly. Stir in tomatoes. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add tuna and Creole seasoning; heat through. Serve over rice if desired.

Footnotes

  • The following spices may be substituted for the Creole seasoning-1/2 teaspoon each paprika and garlic powder, and a pinch each cayenne pepper, dried thyme and ground cumin.
  • Editor's Note:The cost per serving does not include optional ingredients such as garnishes. When there is a choice of two ingredients, the cost is figured with the first one listed.

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I'm giving this 5 stars because it was the EASIEST recipe I have ever made in my life. It took less time to make the sauce than it did to cook the rice! For busy people, this is a great dish to ...

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Quick and easy, and pretty tasty. I had to sub a few things. For the Creole I had some homemade Emeril's Essence made up so that worked well. I didn't have green pepper so I did some chopped ...

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Quick and easy, and pretty tasty. I had to sub a few things. For the Creole I had some homemade Emeril's Essence made up so that worked well. I didn't have green pepper so I did some chopped ...

I'm giving this 5 stars because it was the EASIEST recipe I have ever made in my life. It took less time to make the sauce than it did to cook the rice! For busy people, this is a great dish to ...

I would change the name to "Simple Creole Tuna" so that nobody would expect a gourmet dish. It's very straightforward and easy to make, and my fussy family loved it. I didn't have green peppers ...

I absolutely loved this recipe even though I didn't have any stewed tomatoes on hand or cajun seasoning. I used a can of diced tomatoes primavera and the optional seasonings listed below the re...

The flavor was really good, but I personally didn't like the way the textures combined. My kids ate it all and asked for seconds. I think I will try it again over pasta. I do recommend whirring...

This wasn't a hit unfortunately. The combination of flavors just didn't work for us, and the mushy texture left a lot to be desired. Might work better over pasta? Thanks anyway!

This took about five minutes to make. I paired it with a bag of steam in the microwave rices with veggies in it. Delicious. I made it for my daughter and I so I cut the Creole in half so it woul...

Cheap, fast, easy, and very good.

Quick and easy. Great hot lunch. We loved the flavours. Serving size is closer to 2 than the stated 4. My DH and I finished it all up and he was looking for more! Have made this several ti...