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toona noona casserole

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Carolyne Kleinman
Austin, TX

This is just tuna casserole, but my kids adore it, and still demand it as a comfort food. This casserole, served with a green salad helped us get through some pretty tight times.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4 - 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For toona noona casserole

  • 2 c
    dried pasta, elbow noodles, bowtie, shell - your choice
  • 1 1/2 c
    cheese, shredded
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup, undiluted, family size
  • 2 can
    tuna, canned
  • dash
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c
    saltine cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 c
    milk, 2%

How To Make toona noona casserole

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Take a three quart saucepan and fill it 2/3rds with water, add about 1/4 to 1/3 teaspoons of salt and 1/2 tablespoons of butter or margarine.
  • 2
    Measure out pasta and cheese, line the bottom of a casserole dish with some of the cracker crumbs and sprinkle a bit of cheese on top. Open up the tuna and drain off liquid.
  • 3
    When the water has reached a full rolling boil, add pasta while stirring. Allow to cook about 15 minutes or until tender. Drain and return to saucepan.
  • 4
    Add butter and most of the cheese to pasta while stirring. Slowly add condensed soup to pan. Add milk while stirring and when all is incorporated, add tuna.
  • 5
    Pour into casserole dish, top with remaining cracker crumbs and cheese. Place in 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes or until bubbly and golden. Serve.

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