Old-Fashioned Creamed Tuna on Toast
A staple dish during the 1920s and 30s, this recipe for Old-Fashioned Creamed Tuna on Toast is great because it's simple to prepare and has flavors everyone loves. It's comfort food on a plate, and it's cheap to make too! If you're looking for vintage recipes that will remind you of the simpler times, this dish will do just that. Try it for dinner tonight and it may just become your new favorite supper to prepare.
- 1 (6.5-ounce) can tuna fish, undrained
- 1 can evaporated milk
- flour and water, for thickening
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 1/2 cup peas (optional)
- buttered toast
Put undrained tuna, evaporated milk and peas (if desired) in a saucepan. Heat over medium heat, but do not boil.
Mix flour and water as you would for gravy thickening (how much you use depends on how thick you want it). Pour into tuna and milk and stir constantly to desired thickness.
- Add salt and pepper to taste and serve over hot buttered toast.