Tuna ring: A retro recipe from the ’50s

Vintage Tuna ring recipe

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Tuna ring: A vintage recipe from 1958

Try the Bisquick dish with an elegant air: Tuna ring! It’s a baked biscuit-like ring that’s served with a cheesy tuna sauce in the center.

Tuna ring recipe from 1958

Here’s a delightful sample of the magic you can work with Bisquick! You do so many things so well with it, you get so much help from it, because Bisquick’s spun together in a way no way can manage at home.

Vintage Tuna ring recipe

Tuna ring

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes

Tuna ring is a baked biscuit-like ring served with a cheesy tuna sauce


  • 2 cups Bisquick
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 ounces flaked tuna with oil
  • 1/2 cup grated sharp cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped pimiento
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2/3 water
  • 2 tablespoons Bisquick
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  1. Heat oven to 400 (F).
  2. Grease a 9-inch square baking dish or an 11- by 7-inch, or a 9-inch ring mold.
  3. Blend 2 cups Bisquick, 2/3 cup milk, 1/3 cup water, eggs, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  4. Beat vigorously 30 seconds.
  5. Mix in 1-1/2 cans of tuna, 1/4 cup of cheese, onion, pimiento and celery.
  6. Spread batter in prepared pan.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup of cheese over the top.
  8. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  9. While the Tuna ring, make the Tuna sauce -- Gradually add 1 cup milk and 2/3 cup water to 2 tablespoons Bisquick, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper and remaining 1/2 can of tuna.
  10. Serve Tuna sauce in the center of the Tuna ring.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 349Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 117mgSodium: 840mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 25g

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