NE Snowstorm Desperation Casserole

January 7, 2017


Preheat oven to 350° F.

Prepare the basic white sauce.

Add in the salt, pepper, nutmeg, and 1/2 cup each of the Parmesan and Asiago cheeses.

Heat in microwave until hot.

Pour the sauce mixture into an oven-proof casserole dish.

Add in the vegetable, the basil, and the tuna.

Cook the pasta al dente, Drain and add to the casserole.

Blend all with a spatula.

Top the casserole with the remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan,

Sprinkle some bread crumbs evenly over the top,

Bake for about 20 minutes until bubbly and a little brown.


2 cups basic white sauce

Freshly grated sea salt

Freshly grated black pepper

Pinch of nutmeg

3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided

1/2 cup grated Asiago cheese

1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen vegetable of your choice (broccolini, green peas, and spinach are good choices)

Basil (4 tablespoons fresh, or 2 tablespoons dried)

2 cans tuna, rinsed and drained, then flaked

8 ounces pasta (I like Dreamfields brand)

Bread crumbs