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Tuna Casserole with Broccoli Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 12 oz. egg noodles
- 2 cans of tuna, drained
- 1 can of cream of mushroom soup
- 1/2 cup of milk
- 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
- 1/2 cup of sour cream
- 1/2 cup of chopped onion
- 2 cups of chopped broccoli
- 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste

Special equipment needed:
- Large pot for boiling noodles
- 9x13 inch baking dish

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
2. Cook the egg noodles according to the package instructions until they are al dente. Drain and set aside.
3. In a large bowl, mix together the tuna, cream of mushroom soup, milk, mayonnaise, sour cream, chopped onion, and salt and pepper.
4. Add the cooked egg noodles and chopped broccoli to the bowl and mix everything together until well combined.
5. Pour the mixture into a 9x13 inch baking dish and sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese on top.
6. Bake the casserole for 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
7. Let the casserole cool for a few minutes before serving.

- Time:
Preparation time: 15 minutes
- Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
5. Temperature:
- 375°F
Serving size:
- 6-8 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 450
- Fat: 22g
- Carbohydrates: 35g
- Protein: 26g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Instead of egg noodles, you can use any type of pasta you prefer.
- Instead of canned tuna, you can use cooked chicken or turkey.
- Instead of cream of mushroom soup, you can use cream of chicken or cream of celery soup.
- Instead of broccoli, you can use any type of vegetable you prefer.

- Add some diced bell peppers or sliced mushrooms to the casserole for extra flavor.
- Top the casserole with some breadcrumbs or crushed crackers for added crunch.
- Use different types of cheese, such as mozzarella or pepper jack, for a different flavor.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure to drain the canned tuna well before adding it to the casserole.
- You can use fresh or frozen broccoli for this recipe.
- If you don't have a 9x13 inch baking dish, you can use any similar sized dish.

Storage instructions:
- Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Reheat the casserole in the oven at 350°F for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Serve the casserole in individual bowls or on plates.
- Garnish with some chopped parsley or green onions.

- Chopped parsley or green onions.

- Serve the casserole with a side salad or some garlic bread.

Suggested side dishes:
- Side salad
- Garlic bread

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the casserole is too dry, add a little more milk or sour cream to the mixture before baking.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to cook the casserole to an internal temperature of 165°F to ensure it is safe to eat.

Food history:
- Tuna casserole is a classic American dish that became popular in the 1950s and 1960s.

Flavor profiles:
- Creamy, savory, and cheesy.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the casserole hot and fresh out of the oven.

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Taste: Savory, Creamy, Cheesy, Tangy, Fishy