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Dill Tuna Pie

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Frozen chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Dill weed 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Canned tuna 6 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Canned peas 8 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Refrigerated biscuits 8 Ounce (1 Package)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Drain and flake tuna removing skin and bones. Keep aside.
2. Preheat the oven to 400°F

MAKING
3. In a medium or 1 ½ quart saucepan, melt butter or margarine.
4. Add onion and celery and sauté lightly for 5 minutes just until softened.
5. Stir in flour, dill weed, salt and pepper and sauté until well blended into butter and mixture begins to froth
6. Gradually stir the milk into the butter-flour mixture to make a smooth sauce.
7. Simmer, stirring constantly, for about 3 minutes until sauce thickens and come to a boil.
8. Stir in the flakes tuna and peas and let the sauce come to a boil again, stirring often to prevent it from sticking to pan and forming lumps.
9. Turn the tuna mixture into a 1 ½ quart or 6-cup casserole or oven-to-table dish.
10. Top with a layer of biscuits.
11. Place dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 20 minutes or until biscuits turn light brown and sauce below is bubbly at the edges.

SERVING
12. Take the dish from the oven straight to the table and serve right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Tuna
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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