Recipe By Minute Rice
Published Oct 3rd
Cheesy Tuna Dinner
Prep 5m Cook 10m Additional - Ready In 15m
Servings 4 servings Calories 936.1

This quick, one-pan dinner is made with cream of mushroom soup, milk, tuna, green peas and Minute® Rice topped with shredded Cheddar cheese.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans tuna, drained, flaked
  • 1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
  • 2 cups Minute® White Rice, uncooked
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup French fried onions or crushed potato chips

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Mix soup and milk in medium saucepan. Bring to boil on medium heat, stirring frequently.
  2. 2 Add tuna and peas; mix well. Return to boil.
  3. 3 Stir in rice and cheese; cover. Reduce heat to low; cook 5 minutes. Stir until cheese is melted. Garnish with canned French fried onions or crushed potato chips just before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 936.1
  • Carbohydrate 84 g
  • Cholesterol 68.7 mg
  • Fat 46.6 g
  • Fiber 1.6 g
  • Protein 41.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 17.7 g
  • Sodium 1312.8 mg
  • Sugar 7.6 g


  1. Tasty recipe! Simple but surprisingly good!
  2. I did not care for this.
  3. Kinda' on the fence with this one. We ate it but there was something missing. I kept adding stuff (not worth mentioning) but just didn't quite do it for us.
  4. This is one of those dishes that I grew up on (thanks to my best friends mom - which cooked everything like this). Anyhow - 5 Stars for easy peasy and 5 stars for taste! Also - she really never used cheddar but just used sliced cheese; still delish!
  5. Agree this is great base recipe. One of those nights where I had nothing planned and not much in the pantry/fridge. Cooked regular white rice. Then mixed in white tuna the mushroom soup milk sliced fresh mushrooms some garlic onion salt and pepper. Melted reduced fat colby cheese on top (less than a cup though). - Read more ...
  6. Yum! This was deceptively delicious. Reminds me of tuna casserole but so much quicker. We added some onions about 1/3 cup. Such an easy weeknight meal.
  7. Great base/starter recipe. I thought Id rate this to inform people of easy alterations. I improvised by cooking 1 1/2 c rice 3 c water in my rice cooker. I lowered the milk to only half a soup can since I was cooking the rice. I used one can of peas instead of frozen (I'm - Read more ...
  8. I just love the combonation of tuna cheese rice and peas. Its an exceptionally fun dinner!
  9. Excellent in terms of time (it's quick!!), taste needed some work. Here's what I did: instead of saucepan, I used a deep skillet for preperation. I sauteed the tuna in melted butter and seasoned w salt and pepper. After adding the milk & cheese, I seasoned the whole thing with garlic salt. For the garnish - Read more ...