Meals under $1 can be nutritious, delicious and easy to cook with the Instant Pot. This recipe for Instant Pot Tuna and Brown Rice is a great example of how you can make a healthy meal without breaking the bank.
– 1 can of tuna
– 1 cup of brown rice
– 1 onion, chopped
– 1 tablespoon of olive oil
– 2 cups of water
– Salt and black pepper to taste
1. Begin by setting your Instant Pot to saute mode. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and saute the onion until it becomes translucent.
2. Drain the tuna and add it to the Instant Pot. Mix it with the onion and cook for a few minutes.
3. Add the brown rice to the Instant Pot and stir to combine.
4. Pour 2 cups of water into the Instant Pot and season with salt and black pepper to taste.
5. Close the Instant Pot lid and seal the vent. Cook for 22 minutes on high pressure.
6. After 22 minutes, manually release the pressure from the vent.
7. Open the Instant Pot lid and fluff the rice with a fork.
Your Instant Pot Tuna and Brown Rice is now ready. Serve hot and enjoy!
Benefits and Nutritional Information:
– Brown rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber, which means it provides sustained energy and helps with digestion.
– Tuna is a lean source of protein and contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are important for heart health.
– This recipe is budget-friendly and cost-effective, making it a perfect meal for those on a budget.
– Sauté onions in olive oil
– Add tuna to Instant Pot and cook for a few minutes
– Add brown rice and stir to combine
– Pour water into Instant Pot and season with salt and pepper
– Cook for 22 minutes on high pressure
– Manual release pressure, fluff rice with fork
– Enjoy a budget-friendly and nutritious meal