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Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Have you started your back to school shopping yet? I try to get it done as early as possible because I hate picking from the "leftovers". I hate to admit that I over buy every single year - do you?

With my mind shifting to back to school, I have wanted to share some easy weeknight meals that are great for when the kids return to school in a few short weeks! Everyone could use more of those, right?

If you ever need a meal that relies on pantry staples, this one's for you! There's a very good possibility that you already have all of the ingredients to make this dish on hand! It's very budget friendly too!

Creole Tuna

Creole Tuna
Sightly adapted from Taste of Home
Printable recipe
Yield: 4 servings

½ of a green pepper, chopped
½ of a small onion, diced
1 stalk of celery, diced
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
½ tsp. sugar
Salt and pepper, to taste
⅓ cup milk
1 can (14.5 oz.) stewed tomatoes (chop them up if you prefer smaller pieces)
1 can (6 oz.) tuna, drained and flaked
1 tsp. Cajun seasoning
Cooked rice

In a skillet, saute the green pepper in butter until tender. Stir in the flour, sugar, salt and pepper. Mix well. Slowly add the milk, stirring constantly until well combined and thickened. Stir in the tomatoes. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Add the tuna and Cajun seasoning. Heat through. Serve over cooked rice. 

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  1. So glad my kids are done with school! Used to buy from scratch 3 times a year. Pinned the recipe, you know I love Tuna :-)

  2. Jamie, Thanks for starting to put my mind on back to school. Our house is loving the summer break but momma's really looking forward to a new school year routine to ease use through the days. Wonderful, easy recipe to refer back to when to time comes.
    Here's to wishing it's sooner rather than later.
    Cheers to you and yours,
    Therese @ Fresh Idea Studio

  3. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Have a great weekend and hope to see you soon!
    Miz Helen

  4. Creole anything is delicious in my book! I'm not ready to be thinking about back to school time, but it's good that you reminded me. Thanks for sharing at Inspire Us Thursday at Organized 31.


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