Tuna and Green Bean Bake

Something fishy is going on top of this tuna-noodle casserole that will lure all family members into gobbling it up.

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
35 mins
Bake:
25 mins 350°F
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Tuna and Green Bean Bake

Ingredients
4
ounces dried medium noodles
3
tablespoons panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs) or fine dry bread crumbs (optional)
1
tablespoon butter, melted (optional)
10
ounces fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces, or one 10-ounce package frozen cut green beans
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms
3/4
cup chopped red or green sweet pepper (1 medium)
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1/2
cup sliced celery (1 stalk)
1/2
cup water
2
1
10 3/4 ounce can reduced-fat and reduced-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/2
cup fat-free milk
1/2
cup cubed or shredded reduced-fat American or process Swiss cheese (2 ounces)
2
4 1/2 ounce can very low sodium chunk white tuna in spring water, drained and flaked
 
Fish-shape crackers (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, if desired, in a small bowl toss panko with butter; set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan combine green beans, mushrooms, sweet pepper, onion, celery, the water, and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  4. Stir cream of mushroom soup and milk into vegetable mixture. Cook and stir until heated through. Remove from heat. Add cheese, stirring until melted. Stir in cooked noodles and tuna.
  5. Spoon mixture into an ungreased 2-quart casserole. If desired, sprinkle panko mixture around outside edge of casserole. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until tuna mixture is bubbly and panko mixture is golden brown. If desired, top with fish-shape crackers.

Nutrition Facts

(Tuna and Green Bean Bake)
    Per serving:
  • 228 kcal cal.,
  • 6 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 1 g monounsatured fat),
  • 49 mg chol.,
  • 403 mg sodium,
  • 27 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 18 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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