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Cheesy Tuna Casserole

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 39 mins
Yield 5 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each

Ingredients

  • 1 bag (16 oz.) frozen vegetable blend with broccoli, carrots, cauliflower (3 cups)
  • 1 pkg. (14 oz.) KRAFT Deluxe Macaroni & Cheese Dinner Made With 2% Milk Cheese
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Light Zesty Italian Dressing
  • 1 can (12 oz.) or 2 cans (6 oz. each) white tuna in water, drained
  • 1 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided

How to Make It

  1. Heat oven to 375°F.

    Place vegetables in colander in sink. Cook Macaroni as directed on package; pour over vegetables to drain macaroni and thaw vegetables. Return to saucepan.

    Stir in Cheese Sauce, milk and dressing. Add tuna and 1/2 cup Cheddar; mix well. Spoon into 2-qt. casserole; cover.

    Bake 35 min. or until heated through. Top with remaining Cheddar; bake 3 to 4 min. or until melted.

    Substitute:
    Substitute 1 lb. extra-lean ground beef, cooked and drained, for the tuna.

    Make Ahead:
    Assemble casserole as directed. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. When ready to serve, bake, covered, at 375°F for 40 to 45 min. or until heated through. Top with remaining cheese; continue as directed.

    Substitute:
    Prepare using 2 (6-oz.) cans tuna.

    Nutrition Information Per Serving (tuna, 2% version): 420 calories, 11g total fat, 5g saturated fat, 50mg cholesterol, 1330mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate, 4g dietary fiber, 9g sugars, 32g protein, 45%DV vitamin A, 60%DV vitamin C, 60%DV calcium, 15%DV iron.

    Exchange: 3 Starch, 1 Vegetable, 3 Meat (VL), 1 Fat