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This Portuguese tuna pie recipe (receita de empadão de atum) is a cheap and delicious meal to make.
Preparation time:
15 min
Cooking Time:
40 min
Ready In:
55 min
Level of Difficulty:

Portuguese Tuna Empadão Recipe  - Portuguese Recipes

Portuguese Tuna Empadão Recipe

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Posted in: Seafood Recipes
Tue, May 29, 2018, 14:18
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Rice: 3 cups of waterSalt (to taste)4 tablespoons of olive oil2 cups of riceFilling:2 onions, chopped4 cloves of garlic, choppedOlive oil (to taste)2 ripe tomatoes, chopped1 green bell pepper, chopped4 cans of tunaBreadcrumbs, for sprinkling
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    1. Cook the rice and put it on the bottom of a pyrex dish.
    2. Preheat oven to 180°C or 350°F.
    3. In a large saucepan with olive oil to taste, sautee the garlic and the onion.
    4. Add the tomatoes, green pepper and season it with salt. 
    5. Finally, add the tuna and let it cook for a few minutes, without letting it dry to much.
    6. Then place this stuffing on top of the rice in the pyrex dish, sprinkle it with breadcrumbs and put it in the oven until golden brown.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: receitasaodesafio.blogspot.pt *


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