Cookbook:Traditional Tuna Casserole

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Traditional Tuna Casserole
Servings 4-8
Time 80 minutes

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Traditional Tuna Casserole - A simple, quick-to-make meal, mentioned by Garrison Keillor on A Prairie Home Companion.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Preheat oven to 350-400°F (180-200C). Takes about 20 minutes.
  2. Mix all ingredients, except cheese slices, in large casserole dish.
  3. Bake for 1 hour stirring 2 or 3 times.
  4. When macaroni is tender, cover top with cheese slices and return to oven for 5 minutes.

Alternate Method-Skillet Dinner[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 1-1½ cups (240 ml - 360 ml) hot water
  • all other ingredients as above

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Assemble all ingredients, except sliced cheese, in large skillet.
  2. Bring to boil, simmer 15 minutes, frequently stirring.
  3. Melt cheese on top before serving.

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Tastes great with a teaspoon or two of Texas Pete!
  • May substitute chopped chicken or turkey for the tuna.