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It's amazing what you can do with a tin of tuna!
tinned food in a supermarket
Thank God for tinned food!

This week's top recipe is from the 'cold food surprise' section. No cooking needed - just out of the tin, into a bowl and onto a plate.
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+ Line caught tuna means that other fish (and dolphins) aren't caught up in nets when tuna fishing.

+ Tuna costs around 60p a tin.

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Each week BBC Gloucestershire will publish a tasty student recipe in one of the following categories. We promise they'll be quick, easy and cheap to make!

Cold food surprise
Great for the summer term but a bit sad in winter. Out of the can and into the bowl recipes have been favourites with students since the invention of tin cans.

Tuna Surprise
This is a 'cold food surprise' recipe. No veggie substitute for this one.

Ingredients: for two people
Preparation time: 10 mins
Cooking time: 00 mins
Cost: £2

1 tin of line caught tuna
1 large tin of new potatoes
1 small onion - very finely chopped
1 tin of red kidney beans
5 desert spoonfuls of mayonnaise
some chives
salt & pepper

Method

  1. Empty the tin of tuna into a bowl.
  2. Add onion, 3 spoonfuls of the mayo, the kidney beans and salt & pepper.
  3. Use a fork to make it all into a firm (not mushy) blend.
  4. Drain, empty and halve the potatoes into a bowl.
  5. Add the rest of the Mayo, the chives and some salt and pepper.
  6. Use a wooden spoon to coat the potatoes with the Mayo
  7. EAT.


If you have any top nosh recipes for these pages then send them in. Maybe send a picture of your creation and we'll publish it all here on the site!!

Send your info to gloucestershire@bbc.co.uk.

Last week's recipe - Chicken Stew.

   


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