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This stovetop version of tuna noodle casserole gets a lighter touch with a spritz of lemon and a generous addition peas.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

30 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cook noodles according to package directions, adding the peas the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and return to pan.

  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan melt butter. Add onion, garlic, and black pepper; cook and stir over medium heat about 3 minutes or until onion is just tender. Stir in flour until blended. Add 1 1/4 cups milk all at once. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; add tuna and 1/4 cup of the cheese.

  • Pour tuna mixture over noodles and peas in pan. Toss gently to combine. If desired, stir in additional milk, 1 tablespoon at at time until it reached desired consistency. Season to taste with salt. Divide among four shallow bowls. Drizzle with lemon juice. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and additional pepper.

Nutrition Facts

438 calories; fat 16g; cholesterol 89mg; saturated fat 9g; carbohydrates 48g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 9g; protein 25g; vitamin a 1663.5IU; vitamin c 13.8mg; thiamin 0.7mg; riboflavin 0.5mg; niacin equivalents 6.9mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 145.5mcg; vitamin b12 1.2mcg; sodium 614mg; potassium 453mg; calcium 232mg; iron 3.3mg.