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Catholic Recipe: Tuna-Tomato Crown Pie

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Tablespoon salt
  • 3 quarts boiling water
  • 1 package (8 ounces) elbow macaroni
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 2 cups grated Cheddar cheese (1/2 pound)
  • 1 can (6-1/2 or 7 ounces) tuna
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • few grains pepper
  • 2 tomatoes
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

Tuna with macaroni makes this pie/casserole dish.

DIRECTIONS

Add 1 tablespoon salt to rapidly boiling water. Gradually add macaroni so that water continues to boil. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally with fork, until tender. Drain in colander. Combine milk, 1-3/4 cups grated cheese, tuna, 1 teaspoon salt, pepper, and cooked macaroni; mix thoroughly. Turn into greased 10-inch pie plate. Cut tomatoes into wedges. Arrange tomato wedges in a ring on top of macaroni mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Bake at 325° for 30 to 35 minutes. Makes 4 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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