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The Blue Plate Special Deluxe tuna casserole

Time 1 hour
Yields Serves 6
The Blue Plate Special Deluxe tuna casserole
1

Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 13x9-inch casserole or two smaller ones.

2

Prepare the noodles according to the package directions and drain. Set aside.

3

Cook the celery and onions in the margarine in a small skillet over medium heat until soft, 8 to 10 minutes.

4

In a large bowl, combine the noodles, celery and onion mixture, tuna, peas, milk, sour cream, soup, cheese, salt and pepper to taste, parsley, dill and Old Bay Seasoning. Toss well.

5

Spoon the noodle mixture into the casserole. Sprinkle the crumbled crackers evenly over the top, then drizzle with 2 tablespoons melted margarine (this assists browning). Sprinkle lightly with the paprika.

6

Bake the casserole until the top is golden brown and it is evenly hot throughout, 30 minutes.


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