Creamy Tuna-Penne Casserole

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by tammarie

I loved tuna casserole as a kid and was happy to find this grown up version. I can seldom find anchovy paste so I have left it out but it is better with it.

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Directions

  1. .Heat oven to 450. Bring large pot of salted water to simmer. Add garlic; cook 5 minute Remove from water and chop.
  2. Place zucchini in fine-mesh sieve; place in simmering water and cook 2 minutes; remove. Place under cold running water to stop cooking; drain. Bring water in pot to a boil.
  3. In large bowl, stir together cream, cheese, anchovy paste, basil, salt and pepper. Add tuna, breaking into flaked pieces; stir in garlic and zuchinni.
  4. Partially cook penne in boiling water 5 minutes; drain. Add to bowl and mix well.
  5. Pour into 11/8 baking dish. Sprinkle with panko and drizzle with butter.
  6. Bake uncovered, 15 to 25 minutes or until sauce is bubbling and top is golden brown. Remove from oven.

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