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Cooking with Heidi: Tuna Tetrazzini Recipe

Tuna tetrazzini is a delicious and easy-to-make pasta dish that is perfect for busy weeknights. It is a classic American recipe that was first made in San Francisco in honor of an Italian opera singer Luisa Tetrazzini. This recipe has since been adapted with various ingredients, with tuna being one of the most popular.

Ingredients:
– 12 oz. egg noodles
– 2 tbsp. butter
– 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
– 1 1/2 cups milk
– 1 cup chicken broth
– 1 cup frozen peas
– 1 can (12 oz.) tuna, drained and flaked
– 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
– 1/2 tsp. salt
– 1/4 tsp. pepper
– 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
– Nonstick cooking spray

Instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2. Cook the egg noodles according to package directions.
3. Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
4. Stir in the flour until smooth, and cook for 1 minute.
5. Gradually add the milk and chicken broth, stirring constantly until the mixture comes to a boil.
6. Add the peas and drained tuna to the saucepan, and cook for 1-2 minutes until heated through.
7. Remove the saucepan from heat, and stir in the Parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper.
8. Drain the cooked noodles and add them to the saucepan, stirring to coat them in the sauce.
9. Spoon the noodle mixture into a 9×13 inch baking dish that has been coated with nonstick cooking spray.
10. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs over the top of the noodle mixture.
11. Bake the tuna tetrazzini in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the breadcrumbs are golden brown and the sauce is bubbly.

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Summary:

– Tuna tetrazzini is a classic American pasta dish.
– The ingredients include egg noodles, tuna, peas, Parmesan cheese, and breadcrumbs.
– The sauce is made by cooking butter, flour, milk, and chicken broth until it thickens.
– Once the sauce is ready, add the cooked noodles, tuna, and peas.
– Top with breadcrumbs and bake in the oven until golden brown and bubbly.

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