Easy tuna casserole, great for large families


  • 1.5 cups rice, cooked

  • 2 x 400g cans tuna, drained

  • 2 cups cornflakes

  • 50g cooking margarine

  • (cheese sauce)

  • 60g cooking margarine

  • 2 tbsp plain flour

  • tabasco sauce

  • salt & pepper

  • 1.5 cups milk

  • parsley chopped to taste

  • 1 cup grated cheese


  • 1.

    Preheat oven to 180C.

  • 2.

    Make cheese sauce:

  • 3.

    Melt margarine in saucepan on medium heat, add plain flour, few drops tabasco sauce, salt and pepper, cook for 2 minutes, whisk in milk and stir until sauce begins to thicken. Take off heat and add chopped parsley and grated cheese.

  • 4.

    In casserole dish layer half the cooked rice, one can tuna, and half the cheese sauce. Repeat layer.

  • 5.

    Top with cornflakes that have been tossed in melted butter.

  • 6.

    Cook in moderate oven approx 20-30 minutes until heated through.

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