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Tuna and Rice


  • 1 Large can Tuna in Brine (cheapest is fine)
  • 1 Large can Diced Italian Tomatoes
  • 1 cup of Tomato Paste
  • 2 tsp. garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. oregano
  • 1 large green capsicum (pepper)
  • Water
  • 1 cup Aborio Rice
  • Grated cheese to top.
  • Pepper to taste.
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil


Pre-heat oven to 220 degrees C (430 degrees F or thereabouts). Dice the capsicum. Heat oil in a pan and capsicum, stir for 1-2 minutes. Add aborio rice, stir to coat. Add can of tuna and can of tomatoes - do not drain them. Add the paste and herbs and mix well. Fill the tomato can with water, add and stir.


Once the mixture is slightly thick transfer it to a baking dish. Top with grated cheese. Bake in oven for 40-45 minutes, until rice is tender. Serve with a crisp garden salad.

By Sarah from Hervey Bay, Australia

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February 17, 20080 found this helpful

Thanks for this Sarah, for this easy recipe of pantry items. I added olives and sundried tomatoes, which were on-hand. Great recipe.

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