Colorful Tuna Casserole

4.1
(15) 11 Reviews
Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
50
min.
Servings

6 servings

This casserole is anything but plain. Green peppers and pimientos add a pop of color—and flavor—to this cheesy, creamy tuna casserole.

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Cook and stir onion and green pepper in 1 Tbsp. of the butter in large saucepan on medium heat until crisp-tender; remove from saucepan. Set aside. Mix soup and milk in same saucepan; cook on low heat until heated through, stirring occasionally. Add VELVEETA; cook until melted. stirring frequenty. Add onion mixture, tuna, noodles and pimiento; mix lightly.
  • Spoon into greased 1-1/2-quart casserole dish. Melt remaining 3 Tbsp. butter; toss with bread cubes. Sprinkle over casserole.
  • Bake 30 minutes or until heated through.

Substitute

Prepare as directed, using reduced fat condensed cream of mushroom soup and 2% Milk VELVEETA.

Make Ahead

Assemble casserole as directed. Do not bake. Cover with foil. Freeze up to 2 months. When ready to serve, do not thaw. Bake, covered, in preheated 375°F-oven 50 minutes. Uncover; bake an additional 20 minutes or until heated through.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 370
% Daily Value
Total fat 21g
Saturated fat 10g
Cholesterol 60mg
Sodium 1140mg
Carbohydrate 29g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 6g
Protein 16g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • regandg |

    I made this last night. I substituted the regular Velveeta with the Velveeta white queso- yummy! I also omitted the pimento. very good recipe, easy to make, delicious. Thanks!

  • ctalaniz02 |

    My 9 year old son is a picky eater and this was one of his favorites. I will definately make it again. I left the bread cubes out.

  • margol85 |

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