Uncle Charlies Grilled Tuna Casserole recipe from 50’s Prime Time Cafe in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

    Although it is most commonly associated with Middle America and 1950s housewives, the first written recipes for tuna casserole emerged in the Pacific Northwest two decades earlier. The first, “Noodles with Tuna Fish en Casserole,” came from Sunset Magazine in 1930, from a “Mrs. W. F. S.” in Kennewick, Washington. The same year, a “tuna fish and noodles casserole” appears on a menu proposed by The Modern Hospital magazine, which presumably seems quite suitable to the dish’s detractors.

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    Uncle Charlies Grilled Tuna Casserole - 50’s Prime Time Cafe - Hollywood Studios
    Classic creamy Casserole with Egg Noodles, Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions, Carrots, and Celery topped with Grilled Tuna Steak and crunchy Bread Crumbs
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    Instructions
    1. In skillet add 1oz butter and shallots. Sauté until translucent.
    2. Add peppers, onions, and mushrooms. Sauté until vegetables are just turning soft.
    3. Remove from skillet and place in pan.
    4. Add whatever tuna juice you have and then supplement water to bring up to 16 oz of total liquid to skillet and bring to a boil.
    5. Thicken with corn starch. Will be very thick.
    6. Take heavy cream and add to sauce and season thoroughly mixing ingredients.
    7. After mixing well add tuna and vegetable mixture and blend well.
    8. Toss the bread crumbs with melted butter until thoroughly coated; sprinkle them evenly over the cheese layer.
    9. Bake the tuna casserole for about 25 to 30 minutes, or until the topping is browned and the edges are bubbly.

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