stovetop tuna casserole

Barbara Miller

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@Barbara_Miller

I'd much rather cook in one pot on top of the stove than to have to cook part of the recipe on top of the stove then bake the rest.


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Rating:

Serves:

4-6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1/2 large
sweet onion, diced fine
2 stalk(s)
celery, diced fine
1 dash(es)
black pepper
1 tsp
garlic powder
4 c
water
2 c
bow-tie pasta
2 can(s)
tuna, packed in water
1 can(s)
peas, drained
4 slice
american cheese, cut up
1/3 c
homemade cream soup mix

CREAM SOUP MIX (MAKES ABOUT 1 QUART, STORE ON SHELF IN AIR TIGHT JAR)

2 c
nonfat dry milk
3/4 c
cornstarch
1/4 c
reduced sodium chicken bouillion (crush cubes)
1/2 tsp
each of dried thyme, basil and ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
add evoo to a 3-4 quart sauce pot that has a lid.
2
over med heat add onion and celery. saute till onion is clear but not brown.
3
add water ant turn heat on high. cover with lid and bring to a boil. add pasta and stir till occasionally until it returns to a boil. reduce heat to med low and cover. set timer for 10 minutes. stir occasionally.
4
add tuna, no need to drain if it is packed in water.
5
add drained peas.
6
stir soup mix until no lumps of soup mix are seen.
7
stir in cheese. cover and remove from heat. let sit about 1 minute then serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Fat
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #cheese, #peas, #pasta