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Recipes for Diabetes - University of Illinois Extension


2 cups cooked rice
2 tablespoons margarine
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup skim milk
3 slices American cheese
1 can (6.5-ounce) tuna packed in water


  1. Preheat oven to 350º.
  2. Press cooked rice into 9-inch pie pan.
  3. Make a medium white sauce by melting margarine in a saucepan over medium heat, adding flour, and stirring in milk. Add one slice of cheese and stir until melted.
  4. Drain tuna and spread over rice.
  5. Pour medium white sauce over tuna. Cut two cheese slices into strips and arrange over pie.
  6. Bake at 350º for 30 minutes, or until top is lightly browned.
Total time: 45 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe: 6 servings, 1 (9-inch) pie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 81
Total Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 19 mg
Sodium 421 mg
Carbohydrate 22 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 11 g
Exchange 2 starch, 1 lean meat
Carbohydrate Units 2

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