Mac and Cheese Tuna Casserole

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Mac and Cheese Tuna Casserole
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Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes, rest 10 minutes

Two all time favorites -- cheesy pasta and tuna casserole -- come together in this filling meal. You can have it on the table in less than an hour.

What you'll need

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 4 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 (12-ounce can) condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 12 ounces whole or 2% milk
  • 6 cups cooked macaroni noodles
  • 2 (7-ounce) cans water-pack tuna
  • 8 ounces shredded cheese
  • 1 cup green peas
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 1 cup hand-crushed potato chips
Notes:

Servings: 4

How to make it

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.Heat heavy sauce pan with olive oil. Add shallots and garlic. Cook until tender for about 2 to 3 minutes. Add tomato sauce. Cook for another 2 minutes. Add cream of mushroom soup and milk. Let simmer and reduce for 2 to 3 minutes. Stir occasionally.

  2. Add cooked pasta, tuna, peas and shredded cheese. Stir for 2 minutes until ingredients are well mixed together. Transfer to a 1-1/2-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and potato chips.

  3. Bake in oven for 15 minutes until golden brown top. Let rest 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

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