Cheesy Tuna Casserole

Kraft Cheesy Tuna Casserole Recipe

Yield:

5 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each

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From Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Recipe

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 39 Minutes

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

Preparation

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

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April 2009
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