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oyster noodle casserole

Recipe by
charley arnaud

Ingredients For oyster noodle casserole

  • 4 oz
    egg noodles
  • pinch
    cayenne pepper
  • 5/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    yellow onion, finely chopped
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1 pt
    oysters, shucked
  • 1/2 c
    bread crumbs, dry

How To Make oyster noodle casserole

  • 1
    Preheat the over to 425.
  • 2
    Cook the noodles according to the package directions, drain thoroughly in a colander and set aside.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, drain the oysters, reserving the liquor and set both aside.
  • 4
    Melt 3 tablespoons of the butter in a 1-quart saucepan over moderate heat; add the onion and green pepper and cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes, or until the onion is soft.
  • 5
    Blend in the flour with a wire whisk, then add the milk, and stir vigorously until the mixture is thickened and smooth--about 3 minutes; add the oyster liquor, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper.
  • 6
    Place half the noodles in a buttered 1 1/2 quart casserole, cover with the oysters, then add the remaining noodles.
  • 7
    Pour the sauce over all, top with the bread crumbs, dot with the remaining 3 tablespoon of butter, and bake, uncovered for 15 minutes or until brown and bubbly.

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