Tuna Florentine

Add extra flavor and healthy nutrients to easy tuna casserole by adding fresh and frozen vegetables and a few simple seasonings.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
box (8.4 oz) Betty Crocker™ Tuna Helper™ creamy Parmesan
2
cups water
1 2/3
cups milk
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1
can (5 oz) tuna in water, drained
1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
1
cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1
tablespoon lemon juice
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, stir together uncooked pasta and sauce mix from Tuna Helper box, water, milk, butter and garlic powder. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in tuna, spinach and tomatoes.
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 13 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Stir in lemon juice; sprinkle with cheese.
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, stir together uncooked pasta and sauce mix from Tuna Helper box, water, milk, butter and garlic powder. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Stir in tuna, spinach and tomatoes.
  • 2 Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook 13 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Stir in lemon juice; sprinkle with cheese.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To make this a Seafood Florentine, use a can of shrimp instead of tuna. Make sure you drain it before adding.

You can use pouch tuna in this recipe instead of the canned tuna.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
1410mg
1410%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
120%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.