Special thank you to Chicken of the Sea!

A while back I received a couple of cans of Chicken of the Sea's new type of tuna! It features a no drain, no mess feature! This is great because it saves the mess that always seems to happen when you spill just enough water out of the can to make a mess! I love this new feature! Plus the tuna was very moist and tender.

They also have this new No Drain Tuna in a new flavor I am sure will please any palate! You can find it in Lemon Pepper and Solid White Albacore.

There are so many great recipes for canned tuna as well for tight budgets, from tuna salads, to the basic tuna sandwich! It is always great to have a few cans on hand!!

Thank Chicken of the Sea for the great recipe!






True New Orleans flavor in this delicious dish. A superb blend of simmered zucchini, corn, green peppers in tomato sauce blended with tuna and served hot over cooked rice. A sure crowd pleaser!

Tuna Vegetable Creole

Ingredients

3/4 cup chopped onion
2 Tablespoons fresh chopped garlic
3 Tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1 (15-oz.) can diced tomatoes undrained
1 (15-oz.) can tomato sauce
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon thyme, crushed
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1 bay leaf
2 cups diced zucchini (2 to 3 small)
1/2 cup coarsely chopped green pepper
1 (15.5-oz.) can whole kernel corn, drained
1 Tablespoon cornstarch
2 Tablespoons water
2 (12-oz.) drained cans Solid White Albacore Tuna in Spring Water
3 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

In large saucepan, heat oil and saute onion and garlic until onion is tender (about 5 minutes). Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, sugar, salt, curry powder, thyme, pepper and bay leaf. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes; stir occasionally. Blend in zucchini, corn and bell pepper. Simmer, cover, an additional 5 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Meanwhile, combine cornstarch and water. Stir into vegetable mixture until well blended. Bring to boil and cook one minute. Gently fold in Chicken of the Sea® Tuna; cook until heated through. Remove bay leaf. Serve over hot rice. Makes 8 servings.

Preparation Time

20-25 minutes, Cooking time 30 minutes

Serving Suggestions

Substitute approximately 1 (7.1-oz.) pouch of Premium White Tuna for 1 (12-oz.) can.

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