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“After creating my well received Mediterranean Dice Rice Bake, I've been dreaming of other variants of this lovely dish. This time I decided to go for tuna fish.”
READY IN:
2hrs 15mins
SERVES:
9-18
YIELD:
1 casserole
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. First make the tomato sauce, then the tuna rice mix.
  2. Tomato sauce: Heat olive oil in medium large saucepan. Saute the onions till fragrant, then add oregano, basil, bay leaves, cloves, and a bit later then garlic.
  3. Tomato sauce: add carrots and fresh tomatoes. Saute till tomatoes become tender and juicy.
  4. Tomato sauce: add the canned roma tomatoes and stir. Pinch in salt, pepper, and sugar to taste. Lower heat and leave to simmer.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 F or 180°C.
  6. Tuna rice: mix all ingredients in a bowl, then transfer to a large rectangular casserole and even out its distribution.
  7. Layer the tuna rice with sour cream, chunky tomato sauce, and cheese. Throw in the oven until the cheese is melted.
  8. Garnish the finished product with fresh parsley.
  9. Serving suggestion: excellent with an appetizer of pear salad with honey mustard dressing, and a dessert of lime sorbet with berry sauce. Serve with your choice of white or sparkling wine.

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