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Creole Tuna

Rated as 4.52 out of 5 Stars

"This speedy recipe relies on pantry staples, so it's easy to make when you can't decide what to fix for dinner."
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a saucepan, saute green pepper in butter until tender.
  2. Stir in 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.
  3. Add tuna and Creole seasoning; heat through.


  • Editor's Note
  • The following spices may be substituted for the Creole seasoning: 1/2 teaspoon each paprika and garlic powder and 1/8 teaspoon each cayenne pepper, dried thyme and ground cumin.
  • © 2002 Reiman Media Group, Inc.


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I didn't have canned tomatoes (don't really like them anyway) so I substituted black bean and corn salsa, and served it over rice with tortilla chips. The combination was great!

I am giving this four stars, because it calls for canned tomatoes and the roux was a bit thick. I made this with tomatoes out of the garden, and it was wonderful. I can't imagine making it with ...

This made me rethink using tuna in a hot dish. I used half red and half green pepper and fresh grape tomatoes so I had to add a bit more milk, which meant another 1/2 tsp of spice mix. I serve...

This meal was exceptional! I did change the original recipe slightly though. I omitted the green pepper because my family does not like them. I added fresh chopped garlic, ground red pepper an...

Good, I added green pepper and onion as other reviews suggested and made the creole seasoning from the footnotes... I didn't have paprika so I substituted chili powder, I also added more garlic ...

This is good! I followed the advice of one reviewer and was sure to use UNDRAINED tomatoes and the consistency turned out great. I omitted the salt because of the canned ingredients and creole s...

YUM. You should include chopped celery and onion with the bell pepper to complete the Creole/Cajun "holy trinity." I didn't have the green pepper or celery, so I used a lot of onion and garlic....

We enjoy this recipe because it is simple! I also added a little onion while sautéing the peppers. I used a can of tomatoes (in juices) and followed the rue recipe and found that it was not to...

This is quick and delish. We doubled up on all the ingredients. Original recipe indicates 4 servings, but I think it's really only two servings unless you eat really really small amounts. We ...