Tuna-Noodle Casserole

From: Makers of LACTAID® Brand Products

Not your ordinary tuna-noodle casserole. Mushrooms, green beans, and sweet peppers add color and flavor to this family-pleasing dish.

  • Serves: 4 servings
  • Prep Time: 35 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 Minutes
  • Total Time: 55 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces dried medium noodles
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen whole or cut green beans
  • 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium red or green sweet pepper, cut into bite-size strips
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups LACTAID® Reduced Fat Milk
  • 1 (9 ounce) can tuna (water-pack), drained and broken into chunks

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Cook noodles according to package directions, adding the green beans the last 3 minutes of cooking. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, toss the bread crumbs with the 1 tablespoon melted butter; set aside.

  3. In a large skillet melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms, sweet pepper, onion, celery, and garlic. Cook and stir until vegetables are tender. Stir in flour, salt, mustard, and black pepper. Add LACTAID® Reduced Fat Milk all at once; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Stir in tuna, cooked noodles, and green beans.

  4. Spoon tuna mixture into a 1 1/2-quart au gratin dish or oval baking dish. Sprinkle bread crumb mixture atop casserole. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through and bread crumbs are golden.

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups

Amount Per Serving
 
Calories
430 
Calories from Fat
120 
Total Fat
14g 
Saturated Fat
6g 
Cholesterol
70mg 
Sodium
710mg 
Total Carbohydrate
49g 
Dietary Fiber
5g 
Sugars
12g 
Protein
29g 
Calcium
235mg 
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