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

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 12 - 16 servings
Prep Time:
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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)

The Cook

Colleen Sowa Recipe
x4
Well Seasoned
La Crosse, WI (pop. 51,320)
colleenlucky7
Member Since Apr 2010
Colleen's notes for this recipe:
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!
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Directions

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!)
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user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Apr 19, 2011
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user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Apr 19, 2011
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user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Apr 19, 2011
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user Jane McMillan janenov46 - Apr 20, 2011
Nice recipe, and I love the pict! That is one happy group of kids.♥♥
user Colleen Sowa colleenlucky7 - Apr 20, 2011
Hi Jane! Thanks for the kind comments! These kids love veggies... and eat almost any veggie... The little guy (last summer) was at the garden with me.... and I told someone that they like most veggies... Ashton said, "I don't like to eat eggplant... I only like to pick them..." I said, "Ashton you love eggplant and I can't think of a single veggie that you don't like...." He said, "Well.... I... don't... like.... EGGPLANT !!!" LOL

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