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Sun-Dried Tuna Italian Rice Bowl for #WeekdaySupper

Recipe: Sun-Dried Tuna Italian Rice Bowl

Sun-Dried Tuna Italian Rice Bowl on Shockingly Delicious [1]Summary: Garlicky seasoned tuna and cannellini beans over healthy brown rice makes an easy Italian rice bowl, garnished with fresh basil and pine nuts.



  1. Add tuna and its oil to a mixing bowl. Stir to break up the tuna chunks slightly. Add beans and stir gently (don’t mash them).
  2. Place rice in 4 shallow, wide salad bowls (or on dinner plates), and top with tuna-bean mixture. Strew cherry tomatoes and Parmesan cheese on top of each portion, and garnish with pine nuts and fresh basil.
  3. Serves 4.

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I am a member of the Bee Squad for Bumble Bee tuna. Canned tuna makes an excellent protein for quick weeknight dinners because it is already cooked and ready to deploy. Bumble Bee sent the tuna for recipe testing.


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  • Add chopped fresh oregano
  • Add a few sliced Kalamata olives
  • Put the tuna-bean mixture over a bed of fresh arugula instead of using rice, for a lower-carb dinner

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Diet type: Pescatarian
Diet tags: High protein
Number of servings (yield): 4
Culinary tradition: Italian

Weekday Supper logo [5]Throughout the week, you can find the #SundaySupper team sharing #WeekdaySupper meals as well. Getting families back to the dinner table is our mission, and I hope we inspire you to try some of our delicious recipes. You can find them on our Pinterest Boards [6] as well. Please join us and try something!

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