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wicked tuna

a recipe by
Linda Tennant
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

I was looking for my usual tuna casserole receipe and could'nt find it. I combined a couple of receipes together. It was delicious. This turned out better than the receipe I was looking for!

serves 6-8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For wicked tuna

  • 2
    celery stalks
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • seasoned salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 clove
  • 1 lg.1smal can
    tuna, packed in water
  • 2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 2 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 c
    pasta shells or pasta of your choice
  • 1/2
    a small onion , diced
  • 1/4 can
    evaporated milk
  • 1
    sleeve of ritz crackers
  • 3 dash
    tabasco sauce- optional
  • note:
    you can also add peas, water chestnuts, or broccoli etc.

How To Make wicked tuna

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. In fry pan, saute celery, onion, and garlic. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • 2
    Combine drained tuna, mushroom soup, and evaporated milk (saving 1 cup of cheese, the butter, and the Ritz crackers to top the casserole.)
  • 3
    When pasta is cooked, add to tuna mixture. Add 3 dashes of tabasco sauce.
  • 4
    When all ingredients are combined, place in a sprayed 9x13 pan. Crunch up the Ritz crackers and put in melted butter. Place on top of the tuna. Add the reserved 1 cup of cheese on top of the cracker mixture.
  • 5
    Bake in oven for approximately 30-35 minutes.