How to make it

  • Cook noodles, following label directions and drain.
  • Melt 5 tablespoons of the butter in a medium-size
  • saucepan; stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook, stirring
  • constantly, until bubbly.
  • Stir in milk; continue cooking and stirring until sauce
  • thickens and boils 1 minute.
  • Slice cream cheese into sauce.
  • Stir until melted, then stir in tuna, olives and chives; remove from heat.
  • Pour about ¾ cup of the sauce into a greased 10-cup baking
  • dish, then layer other ingredients on top this way: Half of the
  • noodles, half of remaining sauce, 2 slices Muenster cheese,
  • remaining noodles, half of remaining sauce, remaining Muenster cheese and remaining sauce.
  • Melt remaining 3 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan; add
  • bread crumbs; toss lightly with a fork.
  • Sprinkle over mixture in baking dish.
  • Bake in moderate oven (350°) 30 minutes oruntil bubbly.
  • Sometimes I add peas to the casserole.

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  • modelsmom 10 years ago
    No canned soup! This is me replacing my old TNC recipe! Sounds well worth the extra time, thanks for the post.
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    " It was excellent "
    theiris ate it and said...
    Something new in an old favorite. Love the ingredients! Thanks for share. A must try,Mare
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    " It was excellent "
    michellem ate it and said...
    I love the sound of this one..very comforting on a cold fall night..thank you for sharing!
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