• 10 Ratings

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

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  • 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.

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  • 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; total fat 16g; saturated fat 9g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 4g; cholesterol 89mg; sodium 614mg; potassium 453mg; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 4g; sugar 9g; protein 25g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 1663IU; vitamin c 14mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 7mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 146mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 232mg; iron 3mg.


10 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0