Cheesy Tuna Casserole Recipe

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Cheesy Tuna Casserole
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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Spray a 3 quart casserole with cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. Make sure to have broccoli, peas and pasta cooked and waiting.
  4. Grate carrot, lemon zest and cheese and set aside.
  5. In a medium saucepan, heat oil or butter.
  6. Add flour and stir until blended. Cook for 1 minute.
  7. Add milk and chicken broth, whisking as the sauce comes to a boil and thickens. When sauce has thickened a bit and is smooth, remove from heat.
  8. Add grated cheese and stir until melted.
  9. Fold in the pasta, tuna, lemon zest, broccoli, peas and carrot.
  10. Place in the prepared casserole dish. Sprinkle top with bread crumbs and chopped parsley.
  11. Bake until the top is golden brown and casserole is heated through, about 30 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 477.11 Kcal (1998 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.06g 31%
Cholesterol 67.08mg 22%
Sodium 876.53mg 37%
Potassium 354.67mg 8%
Total Carbs 42.57g 14%
Sugars 5.7g 23%
Dietary Fiber 4.06g 16%
Protein 31.01g 62%
Vitamin C 21.8mg 36%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 101.4mg 563%
Calcium 396.8mg 40%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 109.8 Kcal (460 kJ)
Calories from fat 41.55 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.62g 31%
Cholesterol 15.44mg 22%
Sodium 201.71mg 37%
Potassium 81.62mg 8%
Total Carbs 9.8g 14%
Sugars 1.31g 23%
Dietary Fiber 0.93g 16%
Protein 7.14g 62%
Vitamin C 5mg 36%
Iron 23.3mg 563%
Calcium 91.3mg 40%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 10.4
  • 12

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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