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Tuna Noodle Casserole I

Tuna Noodle Casserole I

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Cat

This is easy, filling, and can be quick if you omit the baking step, which I often do.

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  • Calories:
  • 354 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 14.6 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.2g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 21.1 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 724 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 2 quart casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large pot of salted water, boil noodles until al dente. Drain well.
  3. In a medium saucepan, combine flour, butter, and salt. Stir until butter is melted and ingredients are combined evenly. Add milk, and whisk until the sauce thickens (usually it is at the proper consistency by the time it begins to boil). Add cheese to mixture, and whisk until cheese is melted and mixture is well blended. Stir in tuna, peas, and noodles. Spread evenly in prepared dish.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
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Reviews

claudygirl
288
2/8/2004

I made this dish today. It was good, but needs adjustment. I used two cans of tuna, and with 8 oz of noodles, it requires more cheesesauce or at least a thinner one. My casserole was dry. Thin the cheese sauce with milk to make it creamier or use less noodles. I will make it again.

LINDA MCLEAN
190
4/6/2007

I had to doctor up the sauce with seasonings to get some kind of flavor into it. Also, the amount of liquid stated would have left me with a very dry casserole, so I tripled the sauce and it was perfect. I topped the casserole with buttered Panko crumb and some parm cheese. This recipe has the makings of a good dish, but you really need to play around with it. Thank you Cat!

cookinme
154
1/30/2007

I never thought I would like Tuna Casserole made without Mushroom soup. Boy was I wrong! This was fantastic! I doubled the sauce and added a few splashes of Frank's to it. I used frozen peas and a big can of tuna and I added a can of mushrooms. So good with a sprinkle of french fried onions on top. YUM! thanks for the great recipe Cat!