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Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole

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Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 6
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Craving something comforting and relatively quick? You need a recipe for tuna noodle casserole. Prepared Alfredo sauce is the perfect base for this extra creamy, Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole. From there, tuna, veggies, crispy breadcrumbs and shredded cheese come together to create a satisfying and supremely easy meal. Get ready to add your new favorite comfort dish into your recipe rotation.
Updated Dec 30, 2021

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked penne pasta (about 8 oz)
  • 1 box (7 oz) frozen antioxidant blend vegetables
  • 1 can (12 oz) solid white albacore tuna in water, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Italian cheese blend (6 oz)
  • 1 jar (15 oz) roasted garlic Alfredo pasta sauce
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Meanwhile, microwave vegetables as directed on package.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix cooked pasta, vegetables, tuna, cheese blend, pasta sauce and milk; mix well.
  • 3
    Spoon mixture into baking dish. Top with bread crumbs. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Canned chicken is a nice substitute for canned tuna in this tuna noodle casserole recipe.
  • tip 2
    For better browning while your tuna and noodle casserole bakes, mix the bread crumbs with 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil.
  • tip 3
    Already have frozen broccoli florets in the freezer? You can substitute them for the frozen antioxidant blend vegetables in this tuna noodle casserole.

Nutrition Information

610 Calories, 33g Total Fat, 27g Protein, 51g Total Carbohydrate, 5g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
290
Total Fat
33g
50%
Saturated Fat
19g
96%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
115mg
38%
Sodium
790mg
33%
Potassium
320mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
51g
17%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
5g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
35%
35%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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