New Tuna Casserole
New Tuna Casserole might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 857 calories, 29g of protein, and 57g of fat. This recipe serves 8. Head to the store and pick up kosher salt, butter, leeks, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the heavy cream you could follow this main course with the Homemade Blizzards with Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs as a dessert. It can be enjoyed any time, but it is especially good for Autumn.
Prepare pasta according to package directions.
Meanwhile, cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover 30 seconds to 1 minute or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.
Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add leeks, and saut 2 minutes; add mushrooms, and saut 5 minutes or until lightly browned.
Transfer leek mixture to a small bowl. Wipe skillet clean.
Melt 4 Tbsp. butter in skillet over medium heat; whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, 2 minutes. Gradually whisk in cream and broth. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium-low; gradually whisk in Cheddar cheese and 4 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese until smooth. Stir in salt and pepper.
Stir cream mixture into pasta. Stir in tuna, next 2 ingredients, beans, and leek mixture; transfer to a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
Stir together potato chips, next 2 ingredients, and remaining 2 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese in a small bowl; sprinkle over pasta mixture.
Bake at 350 for 35 to 40 minutes or until bubbly.
Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
Recommended wine: Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rose Wine
Tunan on the menu? Try pairing with Merlot, Pinot Noir, and rosé Wine. Though fish is often paired with white wine, 'meatier' fish like tuna can absolutely go with red wine. A Rosé will also pair nicely, particularly if your tunan is prepared with ingredients better suited to a white wine. The Flora Springs Napa Valley Merlot with a 4.2 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 18 dollars per bottle.
Flora Springs Napa Valley MerlotBursting with big black cherry, juniper berry and black licorice flavors, easing into notes of cardamom, cinnamon, and gentle vanilla creme. There's an intriguing granite minerality to the wine along with a toasty, sweet oak profile in the finish. This is a wonderful stand-alone wine, but can be paired with a variety of dishes. It's forceful personality make it a good match for almost anything a Cabernet would be paired with, a favorite steak dish for instance, yet the wine's tannin structure is soft enough to pair with eggplant parmesan or your favorite chicken dish.