Tuna and Tomato Saute

Tuna and Tomato Saute

Tuna and Tomato Saute
Serve with jasmine rice and steamed sugar snap peas- This was my favorite "go to" quick, easy and economical dinner when I was in my early twenties and it still remains a favorite of mine that I now share with my family.
    Servings
    4people
    Cook Time
    20minutes
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    Servings
    4people
    Cook Time
    20minutes
    Meal Plan
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    Ingredients
    • 1cup uncooked jasmine rice
    • 1/2tablespoon coconut or olive oil
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 4 roma tomatoes, chopped
    • 2 1/2 (6-ounce) cans of tuna, drained*
    • 3tablespoon fish sauce; extra as a condiment
    • 1/4teaspoon sea salt
    • 1/4teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1pound sugar snap peas, trimmed
    Instructions
    1. Prepared the rice according to package directions. Set aside and keep warm.
    2. While the rice cooks prepare the tuna saute: in a large skillet heat the oil over medium high heat. Add in the onions and garlic and saute for 1 minute until the onions are translucent and the garlic is fragrant. Add in the chopped tomatoes, canned tuna and fish sauce, mixing well. Season with the salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium and continue to simmer until the rice is done.
    3. To prepare the sugar snap peas: Place 1 cup of water in a sauce pan. Place the snap peas in a steamer that can fit into the saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil. Steam snap peas until tender-crisp about 3-5 minutes. Remove to a serving bowl; you can season with a little salt and pepper as well as a pat of butter or drizzle of olive oil. set aside until ready to serve.
    4. To serve: Serve the tuna and tomato mixture over the hot cooked rice with a side of steamed snaps. Serve additional fish sauce at the table as a condiment.
    Recipe Notes

    *2 cans may not be substantial enough for 4 adults so i suggested 2 1/2 cans but just throw in 3 cans if you have hardier eaters or want leftovers.

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