Tuna Rice Bake

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons butter

1 onion, finely chopped

2 sticks celery, chopped

3 cups cooked Sunbrown Natural Calrose Rice cooked by Rapid Boil Method 7

1 x 425 grams Seakist Chunk Style Tuna in Brine

1 cup grated cheddar cheese

1 x 440 g can Cream of Asparagus Soup

1/2 cup mayonnaise

Grated rind and juice of 1/2 lemon

Salt and pepper to taste

Extra 1/2 cup grated cheese

1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs



Method:

Heat butter, add onion and celery and cook over moderate heat until tender.

Transfer to a greased ovenproof dish and add rice, undrained flaked tuna, cheese, soup, mayonnaise and rind and juice of lemon.

Blend ingredients thoroughly and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Top with grated cheese and breadcrumbs.

Bake in moderate oven 25-30 minutes. Serves 6-8.