Cable Car Tuna Casserole

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Pam Ellingson

By
@wmnofoz

This is an adoptee recipe. Larry (My Hubby) likes the old fashioned Tuna casserole once in a while, so I thought I would give this version a home in my recipe box. And there are a few different ingredients so I can tweak it some :)

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Serves:
2 to 4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    egg noodles, cooked in salted water and drained
  • 1/4 tsp
    thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    seasoned salt, ( i prefer johnny's)
  • IF YOU LIKE YOUR TUNA CASSEROLE WITH STRONGER TUNA FLAVOR, USE CHUNK LIGHT TUNA, FOR MILDER, USE ALBACORE, EITHER ONE SHOULD BE WATER PACKED

  • 1- 2 can(s)
    6 oz tuna, drained and flaked (reserve the juice)
  • 1/2 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup (about 6 oz.)
  • 2/3 c
    milk
  • 1/2 tsp
    mild curry powder
  • 1/2 c
    celery, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 c
    water chestnuts, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    onion, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise
  • 3/4 c
    frozen peas
  • 3 to 4 oz
    grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • TOPPING

  • 3/4 c
    triscuit crackers crushed ( i used rosemary and olive oil flavored)
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1/4 c
    almonds, sliced

How to Make Cable Car Tuna Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
    Cook the noodles to al dente in salted water, then drain. In a 2-quart casserole sprayed with cooking spray, combine noodles, thyme and salt. Set aside.
  2. Mix together the soup, milk, curry powder and 3-4 Tbsp. of the reserved juice in a medium saucepan and heat over med low, stirring until smooth.
  3. Add celery, green pepper, water chestnuts, onions, mayonnaise, peas and the cheese. Continue to stir until cheese is melted.
  4. Add flaked tuna and cooked noodles to the cheese sauce in the saucepan and mix gently but thoroughly. Return to the casserole.
  5. Crush the Triscuit crackers into small to medium sized crumbs. Melt butter in a small bowl and add crumbs stirring to coat. Top the casserole with crumbs and sprinkle with almond slices.
  6. Bake for about 25 minutes until hot and lightly browned.

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About Cable Car Tuna Casserole

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




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