Tex-Mex Tuna Casserole

Course : Tuna
Serves: 4
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8 ounces pasta (elbows -- shells, twists,
1 small onion -- chopped
16 ounces cottage cheese
3/4 cup sour cream
4 ounces diced green chiles
4 tablespoons salsa
12 ounces Albacore tuna -- drained
12 pieces saltine crackers -- crumbled
12 pieces cashews -- chopped

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cook pasta in salted boiling water until tender. Add chopped onion for last two minutes of cooking to soften slightly. Drain. Meanwhile, combine cottage cheese, sour cream, chiles, and salsa in a large bowl until well blended. Add cooked pasta and stir. Break tuna into bowl and stir again. Turn mixture into a greased 2-quart casserole dish. Combine crackers and cashews and sprinkle over top. Bake uncovered for 20 - 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbling.


Nutritional Information:

9986 Calories (kcal); 801g Total Fat; (68% calories from fat); 325g Protein; 510g Carbohydrate; 115mg Cholesterol; 2985mg Sodium

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