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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Brown Rice - Tuna Surprise

Brown Rice Tuna Surprise

1 - 170 g tin of flaked light tuna
3 tbsp barbecue sauce
3 tbsp chunky salsa

Mix above in bowl and set aside.

1 cup brown rice (rinsed)
2 cups orange juice
1/2 medium onion (diced)
1/2 cup frozen green peas
1/2 cup frozen kernel corn
1/4 cup 9 bean soup mix
1/4 cup margarine / butter
1/4 red bell pepper (diced)
1 tbsp curry powder
salt and pepper to taste.

In a medium saucpan melt margarine over medium heat.  Stir in brown rice and stir gently for about 5 minutes.  Add diced onion and keep stirring for another 5 minutes.  Add orange juice, frozen peas, frozen corn and bean mix.  Turn heat up to medium high and cover.  Allow liquid to come to a simmer, then lower heat to medium low.  Stir occassionally until liquid has reduced by half.  Stir in curry powder and diced red pepper.  Cover and continue simmering until all liquid has been removed.  Remove from heat and stir in tuna mixture.  Stir well, and serve.  (the surprise is that it tasted fantastic)

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