This casserole is anything but plain. Green peppers and pimientos add a pop of color—and flavor—to this cheesy, creamy tuna casserole.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, divided
1 can (10-3/4 oz.) condensed cream of mushroom soup
1/4 cup milk
1/2 lb. (8 oz.) VELVEETA®, cut up
1 can (6 oz.) tuna, drained, flaked
2 cups (4 oz.) noodles, cooked, drained
2 Tbsp. chopped pimento
1-1/2 cups fresh bread cubes
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Let's Make It
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.
Prepare as directed, using reduced fat condensed cream of mushroom soup and 2% Milk VELVEETA.
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.
How to Chop Onions
Cut a peeled whole onion into thin slices about 1/4 inch thick. Stack two or three slices, then make several crosswise cuts, about 1/4 inch apart, in both directions down through onion slices.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 29g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.