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.
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- 8 ounces uncooked medium egg noodles (about 4 cups)
- 3 large eggs
- 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 cans (5 ounces each) light tuna in water, drained
- 2 cups frozen peas and carrots (about 10 ounces), thawed
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a 6-qt. stockpot, cook noodles according to package direction; drain and return to pot.
- Whisk together eggs, milk, water, garlic salt and pepper. Add tuna, vegetables, 1 cup cheese and egg mixture to pasta; toss to combine. Divide among 18 well-greased muffin cups. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
- Bake until heated through, 30-35 minutes. Cool 5 minutes. Loosen edges with a knife before removing from pan. Yield: 9 servings.
Originally published as Tuna Noodle Cups in Quick Cooking March/April 2002, p38
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Reviewed Oct. 26, 2010
"If I made this recipe again, I would put more tuna. Because the recipe called for no seasoning at all, it was very bland. I would definitely change that too. They did make a neat presentation, a nice change from a traditional casserole."