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Tuna Noodle Casserole

Prep time 15 mins
Bake time 25 mins
Yield Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper
  • 8 ounces egg noodles
  • 2 3-oz. cans tuna packed in oil, drained
  • 5 ounces frozen green peas
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 633
  • fat 29 g
  • satfat 11 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 29 g
  • carbohydrate 63 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 113 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 891 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F; grease an 11-by-7-inch baking dish.

  2. Melt butter in a pan over medium-high heat. Whisk in flour, 2 minutes. Whisk in milk and broth. Cook, stirring, until mixture becomes thick and smooth, about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook noodles for 5 minutes. Drain; return to pot. Stir in sauce, tuna and peas. Spread evenly in baking dish.

  4. Mix bread crumbs and cheese; sprinkle over baking dish. Drizzle with oil. Bake 20 to 25 minutes.