New Tuna Casserole
New Tuna Casserole requires about 1 hour and 30 minutes from start to finish. For $2.44 per serving, you get a main course that serves 8. Watching your figure? This pescatarian recipe has 857 calories, 29g of protein, and 57g of fat per serving. It will be a hit at your Autumn event. If you have haricots verts, vegetable broth, gourmet mushroom blend, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the butter you could follow this main course with the Cinnamon Butter Cake as a dessert.
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
Tuna works really well 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 2006 Bancroft Ranch Merlot is a rich garnet color, and brims with flavors of ripe black fruits, brown spices and a hint of orange zest. Its refined tannins and depth of flavor make it one of Beringer's most memorable wines from Howell Mountain.Blend: 93% Merlot, 4% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 3% Cabernet Franc