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Curried Tuna Slice

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“My mum used to make this when I was younger. It is great to take to work as lunch. Prep time is a guess.”
1hr 30mins

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  1. For the base: Sift flour into a bowl, rub in butter, add egg yolk and enough water to mix to a stiff dough; refridgerate 30 minutes.
  2. Roll pastry to fit base of a rectangle tin (16 x 26cm).
  3. For the filling: Spread well drained tuna over the pastry.
  4. Saute chopped onion& chopped celery in 15g butter, until onion is transparent; spread over tuna.
  5. Melt remaining butter, add flour and 2 tsps of curry powder, stir until smooth.
  6. Add milk gradually, stir until sauce boils& thickens, reduce heat, add 30g grated cheese, stir until melted; add salt& pepper.
  7. Add lightly beaten eggs, mix well.
  8. Spread the cheese sauce evenly over the onion& celery.
  9. Combine remaining grated cheese, remaining curry powder and paprika, sprinkle on top of slice.
  10. Bake in a moderate- hot oven for 10 minutes, reduce heat to moderate, bake further 25- 30 minutes or until golden.

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