Mushrooms, green peppers and onion are added to boxed macaroni and cheese in this comforting take on the classic tuna bake. "It is a delicious, hearty and quick-to-fix dinner," writes Helen Suter from Golconda, Illinois. "I serve it with a tossed salad and hot rolls."
"I discovered this recipe several years ago when I was looking for a way to dress up fish fillets," recalls Debbie Verbeck of Florence, New Jersey. "Even though we're not big fans of fish, we enjoy this dish. It's tasty, healthy and inexpensive."
Once you've tried these mouthwatering morsels, you'll never buy fish sticks again! Our Test Kitchen staff coated pieces of cod in a tasty Parmesan, herb and bread crumb mixture that is sure to have folks asking for seconds.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Here's an easy way to work an elegant fish dish into your menu. I sometimes sprinkle the golden fillets with slivered or sliced almonds before baking. My husband, 13-year-old daughter and I love this tasty way to eat fish.
-Carolyn Brinkmeyer, Aurora, Colorado
My mother-in-law shared the recipe for this cheesy salmon dish. It dresses up convenient canned salmon in a very satisfying way. We enjoy this pretty quiche frequently during Lent.
-Jane Horn, Bellevue, Ohio
Older kids can get a jump on preparing dinner by stirring up these miniature tuna casseroles. "Or serve them for brunch with fresh fruit, a tossed salad and rolls," recommends Marlene Pugh of Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Our Test Kitchen shares this recipe for tender haddock fillets mildly seasoned with lemon and dill. They're accompanied by thick and creamy homemade tartar sauce. Use up the extra fish in the two dishes that follow.
In Sioux City, Iowa, Craig Brown has a creative way to use up cooked fish. He stirs together this savory loaf that tastes much like tuna casserole. "I've made it often for family and friends, and they all enjoy it," he notes.
My husband is an avid fisherman, so we enjoy a lot of fresh ocean fish. I found this recipe in a cookbook but adjusted it to serve two and changed the seasonings. Served with rice and a salad, it makes a delicious low-fat entree.
—Margaret Risinger, Pacifica, California