Colleen Sowa Recipe

Noel's ... Not Your Granny's TUNA CASSEROLE !

By Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7


Recipe Rating:
Serves:
12 - 16 servings
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
Cooking Method:
Bake

Colleen's Story

Noel's ... Not Your Granny's TUNA CASSEROLE !
(A twist on ol' fashion comfort food)

My daughter Noel created this recipe and it is always a big hit with the entire family!

This was dinner tonight (4-19-2011). The children all loved it and asked for seconds! (in the photo of the children eating this... they were on second helpings!!!)

This is the best tuna casserole!

Ingredients

CASSEROLE
1 lb
penne pasta (cooked al dente)
1 pkg
(16 ounces) frozen asparagus stir fry (steamed)
1 can(s)
(13.5 ounces) spinach (drained)
4 can(s)
(6 ounces) tuna (drained)
1/2 pkg
(16 ounces) sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
1 can(s)
(26 ounces) cream of mushroom soup
1
(16 ounces) sour cream
1 c
milk
garlic and pepper (to taste)
TOPPINGS
1/2 pkg
(16 ounces) sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
3 c
plain ripple potato chips (broken and crumbled a bit)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2
Prepare pasta according to package directions (to al dente).
3
In the pot that you cooked the pasta in: Combine pasta with mushroom soup, sour cream and milk. Stirring gently until smooth. Add remaining ingredients stirring to mix together.
4
Pour pasta mixture into a 15 x 10 x 3 -inch casserole pan. (or divide it into two smaller pans).
5
Top with the remaining shredded cheese. Crumble coarsely, plain ripple potato chips over the top.

Bake until bubbly and golden.

Serve and enjoy!
6
*** We have a big family and use a big casserole pan, but it can be divided into two smaller ones. Small families may want to freeze one. (If freezing one: do not add the potato chips!)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Vegetables, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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