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Quick Tuna Casserole

Quick Tuna Casserole

63 Ratings
63 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

This creamy casserole can be easily prepped in advance. Enjoy it with roasted sweet potatoes or winter squash for a colorful meal.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 5 ounces egg noodles (wide)
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup (10.75 ounce)
  • 1/3 cup skim milk
  • 1 can tuna (6.5 ounces, packed in water, drained)
  • 1 cup green peas (frozen)
  • 1 cup bread crumbs (fresh)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Bring 1 quart of water to a boil in a large pot and cook the egg noodles in the water for 2 minutes.

3. Then, cover the pot, remove from heat and let stand for 10 minutes.

4. In the meantime, mix the water, soup and milk together in a bowl.

5. Combine tuna and peas with the mixture and pour into a 1-quart casserole dish.

6. Drain the noodles well and combine with the tuna mixture.

7. Sprinkle the top with bread crumbs.

8. Bake for 30 minutes.

Notes

To lower sodium content, use reduced-sodium cream of mushroom soup.

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Source:

Tara Caulder, Soaad Ali, and Laide Bello
(Supervised by Dr. Mira Mehta and Terri Kieckhefer), Healthy Cookbook for African American Populations

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 279
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Sodium 665 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 140 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 265 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 279
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 2 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 8 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 55 mg
Cholesterol 34 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 1 g
Protein 15 g
Minerals
Calcium 140 mg
Potassium 265 mg
Sodium 665 mg
Copper 191 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 45 mg
Phosphorus 213 mg
Selenium 44 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 73 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 1.1 mcg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 18 mcg
Folate 145 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.5 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 6 mg
Choline 50 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1/4 cups
Grains 2 ounces
Protein Foods 1 ounces
Dairy 1/4 cups

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