Taco Tuna Macaroni

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

My sil was coming over and my refrigerator was bare. So the next stop was to look in the pantry. I had pasta, tuna, some French's Onion rings, spices , cream of chicken soup and can of peas; I was hoping for corn.
I put it all together and it was delicious! Just a little left for tomorrow's lunch.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
9x13 pan
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

16 oz
pkg. elbow macaroni, cooked-al dente
juice of 1/2 a lemon
2 large
cans albacore tuna,water drained
1 pkg
french's taco dry mix
2 can(s)
10 3/4 oz. each cream of chicken soup
2
soup cans of water
1/4 c
dehydrated onions
2 Tbsp
dried parsley
14 oz
can peas with liquid
garnish:
1 cup shredded cheese and 1 cup durkee's french fried onion rings

How to Make Taco Tuna Macaroni

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook macaroni in boiling water for 8 minutes. Drain and place in a large bowl( I used my mixer bowl) and squeeze 1/2 of a lemon over the pasta .Mix to coat.
    Heat oven to 350^.
  • 2Add all remaining ingredients to the bowl and mix to blend. Do not drain the peas (or corn If you are using that-which I prefer) but use use what you have.Use the taco mix straight from the package.Don't add any salt as there is enough in all the other ingredients.
  • 3Spray a 9x13-inch baking dish and pour the mixture into the dish and spread evenly.
    Top with the onion rings and cheese.
    Bake for 45 minutes , until bubbly and cheese has melted.Remove from oven add 1/2 cup more cheese over top and let set for 5 minutes. Then Enjoy!

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About Taco Tuna Macaroni

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy