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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 453.5
  • Total Fat: 23.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 95.4 mg
  • Sodium: 612.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.2 g
  • Protein: 30.0 g

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Basic Tuna Casserole

Submitted by: LWYRBABE

Introduction

This casserole is an absolute staple of our family diet. It is quick and easy to prepare and re-heats wonderfully (a necessity in our house). I have no idea where it originally came from, but I've been making it for years.

You can also add veggies (we've used peas or green beans in the past) and the kids will still eat it.
This casserole is an absolute staple of our family diet. It is quick and easy to prepare and re-heats wonderfully (a necessity in our house). I have no idea where it originally came from, but I've been making it for years.

You can also add veggies (we've used peas or green beans in the past) and the kids will still eat it.

Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 cans of tuna; canned in water and drained
    12-16 oz. of medium width egg noodles
    2 cups finely shredded cheddar cheese
    1 cup plain bread crumbs
    16 oz. light sour cream
    3/4 cup 1 % milk
    Salt and Pepper to taste (if you like)

Directions

Decide if you want a lighter pasta or heavier, the more noodles you use, the "thicker" the casserole will be. I figured the nutritional values on the 16 oz. noodle count.

Cook egg noodles in accordance with package directions, drain well. While noodles are cooking, mix well-drained tuna, sour cream, milk (and salt and pepper if you like). Mix the noodles into this tuna mixture and then stir in about half of the shredded cheddar cheese. Mix the remaining cheese together with bread crumbs and spread on top of casserole.

Bake 35 minutes at 375 degrees in a medium size casserole dish (about 8 inches square and 5 inches deep is the one I use) and then allow to cool for about five minutes.

Easily serves 6 people; serving size is approximately 1 1/2 cups or a full bowl.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LWYRBABE.






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    Followed the recipe without deviation and the result was garbage. The finished product was bland, boring, and ended up being a waste of good ingredients. My wife and I ended up going to bed hungry and pretty let-down. We would have have been better off eating the tuna straight from the can.
    Lame. - 2/4/10

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