Mom's Best Tuna Noodle Casserole
What you'll need
5 oz
Tuna
8 oz
Egg Noodles
6 tablespoons
Butter
5 tablespoons
Flour
2 1/2 cups
Whole Milk
1/2 teaspoon+
Salt
1/4 teaspoon
Pepper
1/2 teaspoon
Garlic Powder
1 teaspoon
Dried Parsley
1 1/2 cups
Shredded Cheddar Cheese
3/4 cup
Peas
2 tablespoons
Breadcrumbs
Fresh Parsley
Cook the 8 ounces of egg noodles according to package directions in heavily salted water. Drain & transfer to baking dish. Set aside.
1
Melt 5 tbsps butter in heavy medium saucepan over low heat.
2
Add 5 tbsps flour to the butter & stir until smooth. Cook 1 min, stirring constantly until mixture bubbles and turns golden.
3
Slowly add 2 1/2 cups of milk, whisking constantly.
4
Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, unti thickened and bubbly.
5
Stir in 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, & 1 tsp dried parsley.
6
Remove from heat. Add 1 cup of shredded cheese, stirring until melted.
7
Pour sauce over drained noodles. Add tuna & green peas and stir to combine. Bake in oven 15 mins.
8
Melt 1 tsbsp butter in small bowl.
9
Stir in 2 tbsps breadcrumbs and 1 large pinch of salt.
10
After casserole bakes 15 mins, sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese on top. Sprinkle buttery breadcrumbs over cheese.
11
Return to oven & bake 5 minutes or until bubbly.
12
Garnish with chopped parsley if desired.
13
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