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                          Tuna-Macarooni Casserole
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Casseroles                       Fish
                 Pasta
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      can           Solid-pack tuna -- drained
    8      ounces        Elbow macaroni -- cooked
    4      tablespoons   Butter
    2      tablespoons   Onion -- minced
    1 1/2  tablespoons   Green pepper -- minced
    2      tablespoons   Flour (instant)
      3/4  teaspoon      Salt
 
 ds Pepper; generous 1 c  Milk 1/2 c  Frozen green peas; (opt) 1 cn Cream 
 of mushroom soup 1 c  Sharp cheddar cheese; -shredded, divided 2 sl Bread; 
 buttered and cubed Paprika; generous sprinkle 
  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cook macaroni until tender, drain. Melt 
 butter in same pot, add onions and green pepper and saute over low heat 5 
 minutes. Add flour, salt and pepper and stir to blend well. Add milk and 
 mushroom soup and stir over low heat until smooth. Add macaroni, flaked 
 tuna, peas and 1/2 the cheese to sauce and stir to blend well. Pour into 
 2-quart buttered casserole, top with remaining cheese.
 Top cheese with 2 slices battered day-old bread cut in cubes, and sprinkle 
 bread with paprika generously.
 Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes, or until nice and brown. This 
 casserole reheats easily over low heat in saucepan, or in microwave at 
 50%.  Like most casseroles, it tastes even better reheated.
 
 
 
 
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