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Tuna Rice Pie

Makes a 9-inch pie = 6 servings


  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 3 slices American cheese
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 3½ oz. can of tuna packed in water


  1. Press cooked rice into a 9-inch pie pan.
  2. 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.
  3. Drain tuna and spread over rice.
  4. Pour medium white sauce over tuna. Cut 2 cheese slices into strips and arrange over tuna-rice pie.
  5. Bake at 350ºF for 30 minutes, or until top is lightly browned.