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Golden Tuna Casserole Recipe
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Golden Tuna Casserole Recipe

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Mushrooms, green peppers and onion are added to boxed macaroni and cheese in this comforting take on the classic tuna bake. "It is a delicious, hearty and quick-to-fix dinner," writes Helen Suter from Golconda, Illinois. "I serve it with a tossed salad and hot rolls."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese mix
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of celery soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 317 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 964 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 16 g protein.

Directions

  1. Set aside the cheese sauce packet. In a saucepan, cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, saute onion and green pepper in butter. Return macaroni to the pan. Add milk and contents of cheese sauce packet; stir until smooth. Stir in the soup, tuna, mushrooms and pimientos.
  3. Pour into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Golden Tuna Casserole in Quick Cooking January/February 2002, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 317 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 964 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 16 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 12, 2014

I would try this with a low sodium lo fat cream of celery soup....that woukld bring sodium counts and fats within healthier ranges.

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Reviewed Mar. 8, 2013

GREAT TO MAKE AND DELICIOUS TO EAT AND OH, YES, LOVELY TO SEE AND SERVE TO GUESTS.

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Reviewed Apr. 19, 2012

A quick, nutritious and economical tuna casserole. I lowered the fat and calorie content by using low fat milk, low fat cream of celery soup and margarine.

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Reviewed Oct. 8, 2011

I love this "Tuna Casserole"....it is comfort food, for sure! Very easy to make, and have made dozens of times over the years!

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Reviewed Apr. 2, 2010

This casserole was very delicious and my family really loved it. I also added frozen peas to it. I also e-mailed this recipe to family and friends of ours and they said they will be making it also. Thank you very much for the great recipe.

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