Tuna Casserole With Macaroni

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    60 mins
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This tuna and macaroni casserole is a very flavorful combination, and it's a whole meal in one dish. Mixed vegetables and hard-cooked eggs add the nutritional content, and condensed soup makes the sauce easy.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup elbow macaroni, cooked until just tender and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup (can use 98% reduced fat)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 cup chopped pimiento (optional)
  • 1 cup frozen mixed vegetables, thawed
  • 1 can flaked white tuna, drained
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, coarsely chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • buttered bread crumbs, French-fried onion rings or other topping

How to Make It

  1. Put butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add onions and peppers.
  2. Cook until onions are softened. Add flour, milk, and soup; stir until thickened.
  3. Add pimiento, vegetables, tuna, mixed vegetables, chopped eggs, and cooked macaroni.
  4. Taste and add salt and pepper. Place in a greased 1 1/2-quart casserole or baking dish.
  5. Cover with crumbs or other topping and bake in 350° oven for about 30 minutes or until nicely browned.

    Serves 4 to 6.

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