Stove Top Tuna Shells and Cheese

"Easy and good. Make sure you put the parmesan cheese doesn't taste the same without it."
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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook shell pasta according to package directions.
  • Drain pasta and set aside.
  • Stir the cheeses into the milk in a large saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat until cheese is melted.
  • Stir the pasta and tuna into the cheese mixture and serve.

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  1. *Moral of My Review* ~ Do not send your DH to the store for pasta shells unless you give him a pic of shells or are ready to use macaroni you already had. ~ This brought back fond memories of Fri nites w/Mom making stovetop tuna & pasta w/mushroom soup, but I like this better. I made a half recipe for my lunch + our dinner tonite, adding only chives for color. Tasty + family & budget-friendly comfort food recipes like this are so often subject to pers pref & I found myself thinking about adding texture w/celery, mushrooms or maybe broccoli. I am not sure I would have felt that way as a kid, but I do now. Made for the Aussie/NZ Swap, I loved every bite of my lunch so thx for sharing this recipe w/us. *Edited to Add* ~ IMO this comes much closer to 6 servings & that improves the nutritional data. :-)


I live in Kansas with my hubby and our two beautiful babies. The one thing I told my husband when we got together was he could not be a picky eater and he has to do the dishes!! :) I figured I should change this because it said I work at home and I recently got a job at a fabulous salon/spa. I am skin care specialist (Esthetician) there, and I love it. My hours are flexible so I still get to spend plenty of time with my kiddo's and of course on recipezaar every chance I get! I grew up with a mother that doesn't like to cook so I basically learned how to cook on my own when I was out of the house :) I didn't know I would like to do it so much! Oh, and "Red Chef Mama" is because I have all red in my kitchen (towels, plates, untensils, you name it) and of course I'm a mom! :) <img src=""> <img src=""> <img src="">
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