Looking for a new twist to the traditional tuna noodle casserole? If so, you have got to try my brother's recipe for Tuna Chow Mein Casserole! While it sounds a little strange...it's delicious and very easy to prepare. Even his two teenage picky eater boys will eat this one!
Tuna Chow Mein Casserole Recipe
1 cup celery, chopped
1/4 cup onion, chopped
2 tbsp. green pepper, finely chopped or grated
7 oz. canned tuna fish
10 1/2 oz. can cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup water
1 1/3 cups chow mein noodles
3/4 cup salted chopped cashew nuts
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Saute celery, onion and green pepper in 2 tbsp. butter or margarine. Mix in the rest of the ingredients, reserving 1/3 cup of the chow mein noodles. Pour into a buttered 2 quart casserole baking dish. Sprinkle the top with the remaining chow mein noodles.
Bake in a preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until done. Great served with white or brown rice.