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Monday, October 25, 2010

Mediterranean Style Tuna Casserole

I LOVE tuna, so I am excited to try this recipe this week... looks good!!

Mediterranean Style Tuna Casserole

The picture is a little blurry... sorry!


2 c. dried bowtie pasta
1 small onion- thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic minced
1 tbs. olive oil
1- 12 ounce can chunk light tuna (drained and broken into chunks)
3/4 c. water
1/2 c. dried tomatoes (not oil packed)
1/4 c. oil cured black olives, halved
1 tbs. snipped fresh parsley
1/2 c. finely shredded parmesan cheese
1/2 c. torn basil leaves

How to:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook Pasta according to directions on package, drain well when cooked.. set pasta aside
2. In skillet (oven proof), cook onion and garlic in hot oil on medium heat until onion is tender, stir occasionally. Add tuna, water, tomatoes, olives, and parsley to mixture... stir in cooked pasta.
3. Bake in skillet, covered for 25 min. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese. Bake uncovered for another 5 min. or until cheese is melted.
4. Sprinkle with Basil before serving!!

Recipe found in: Better Homes and Gardens Magazine

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