photo by pattikay in L.A.
- Ready In:
- 1 (6 ounce) can tuna, drained
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1⁄3 cup chopped celery
- mayonnaise (enough to moisten)
- 2 teaspoons sweet pickle relish (not in orginal recipe, but that's how we like it)
- 1 teaspoon chives (or onion, finely chopped, I never add this actually, but if you love onions, go for it!)
- biscuit dough (homemade or refrigerated)
- Combine all ingredients except biscuit dough.
- Prepare biscuit dough - or open the tube :).
- If homemade dough, roll out to 1/8-to 1/4 inch thickness. If premade biscuit dough, flatten out each biscuit a bit - I divide them in half if they're the big fat type.
- Cut into 4-inch squares or rounds.
- Place about 2 1/2 T filling onto each dough piece, fold over and pinch to seal.
- I don't bother sealing these all the way - just roll them up and pinch closed across the top. Some of the filling may sneak out the ends, but I prefer them this way.
- Bake 15 minutes in a 400 degree oven.
- To freeze: Bake as directed and allow to cool. Wrap in plastic wrap and then place in a freezer bag. Seal, pushing out as much air as possible. Label and freeze.
- To serve: Allow to thaw in fridge or microwave. Good warm or cold.
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These were quick, easy, and filling. Used homemade dough, which only contained SR flour, butter and milk. First bite of the pastry said it lacked salt, but a dunk in tomato sauce soon fixed that. I upped the celery for fibre and doubled the relish. I will make these again but using a few different combos.
Made for Freezer Tag 2008. I omitted the relish, and only used slightly more than 1/2 cup cheese. I added chopped cucumber and tomatoes instead. I really enjoyed these--warm or cold! They also froze well. I baked them and then wrapped two together in plastic wrap and put all in a large ziploc bag. You can thaw them in the refrigerator (overnight) or microwave. Then you can reheat them in the microwave. I also took them straight from the freezer for lunch, but I didn't take them out until 9am, so they were still a bit frozen. If you took them out earlier, I think they would be thawed in time for lunch.
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