Tuna Tempter

Tuna Tempter created by Caroline Cooks

Mom carried this recipe in. Was shared with her by one of her co-workers at PRC. I omit the pimiento and the bread crumbs. I always add mushrooms. My husband and grand daughter request sliced water chestnuts. Can add peas, broccoli and or cheese.Pick a favorite veggie and it is a meal all by its self. I mix everything in the electric skillet and don't bother with the oven during the summer. Play with this one, create what you like and make it your own.

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1hr
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ingredients

  • 12 cup sliced celery
  • 14 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (10 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup (or cream soup of choice)
  • 1 34 cups milk
  • 1 (6 ounce) can tuna, drained
  • 2 tablespoons pimiento (optional)
  • 8 ounces sea shell macaroni (or rotini or what you like)
  • 14 cup buttered bread crumb

directions

  • Cook celery and onion in butter till crisp tender but not brown.
  • If you are not going to bake, do this in very large skillet.
  • Add extras now.
  • Blend in soup and milk.
  • Add tuna and pimiento.
  • Meanwhile, cook macaroni as directed, drain.
  • If you are baking, combine pasta and tuna in 2 quart casserole (if you added much extra get a bigger casserole).
  • Top with bread crumbs.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until lightly browned.
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"Mom carried this recipe in. Was shared with her by one of her co-workers at PRC. I omit the pimiento and the bread crumbs. I always add mushrooms. My husband and grand daughter request sliced water chestnuts. Can add peas, broccoli and or cheese.Pick a favorite veggie and it is a meal all by its self. I mix everything in the electric skillet and don't bother with the oven during the summer. Play with this one, create what you like and make it your own."

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  1. Donnadoo
    My mom used to make this when I was a kid, and now it's one of my family's favorites. I sometimes even have to double the recipe, because my daughters wolf it down so fast. Great comfort food.
  2. Caroline Cooks
    Tuna Tempter Created by Caroline Cooks
  3. Caroline Cooks
    Tuna Tempter Created by Caroline Cooks
  4. Caroline Cooks
    Made with exact ingredients;very good and comforting.
  5. soulmatesforever
    This was really good! You can add whatever you want to the sauce its very adaptable. I didn't use the pimentos as I didn't have any. I used wagon wheel pasta as I didn't have seashells. Thank you for posting!
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