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Catholic Recipe: Seashell Tuna

    INGREDIENTS

  • 8 ounces shell macaroni
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 Tablespoon instant minced onion
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • few grains pepper
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup grated sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (1 pound) tomatoes
  • 2 cans (6-1/2 or 7 ounces each) tuna, flaked
  • 1/2 cup buttered crumbs
  • Details

  • Serves: 8
  • Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

Here's another version of a tuna noodle casserole. This one has tomatoes, and uses shell macaroni.

DIRECTIONS

Cook macaroni shells in boiling salted water according to package directions; rinse in hot water and drain. Meanwhile, melt butter or margarine in a skillet. Add onion; cook over low heat 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Blend in flour, salt, and pepper. Add milk; cook and stir constantly until mixture is smooth and thickened. Add cheese. Stir mixture until cheese melts. Stir in tomatoes and tuna; heat thoroughly. Turn drained macaroni into 2-quart casserole. Pour hot tomato-tuna over macaroni; toss to mix well. Sprinkle crumbs over top. Bake in moderate oven 375° about 20 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly heated and crumbs brown. Makes 8 servings.

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