Make Ahead

Tuna Veggie Noodle Casserole

May 13, 2021
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  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Cook time 30 minutes
  • Serves 6
Author Notes

This is a take on Tuna Noodle Casserole I had as a kid but is a healthier alternative to mom's high-calorie recipe. —[email protected]

What You'll Need
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced carrot
  • 1 ounce minced sun-dried tomato
  • 1/4 cup fresh peas, blanched
  • 1 cup condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup condensed cream of celery soup
  • 3 ounces 1/2 and 1/2
  • 10 ounces fresh albacore tuna cut in strips
  • 1 cup crushed kettle cooked potato chips
  • 1/2 pound Farfalle pasta
  1. Cook pasta in plenty of salted water until very al dente. Cool and reserve.
  2. Saute onion, carrot, peas, and bell pepper in butter over medium-high heat until soft.
  3. Reduce heat to low and add sun-dried tomato and tuna. Gently stir until tuna begins to flake.
  4. Add both condensed soups, pasta, and 1/2 and 1/2. bring to a simmer then place into greased an 8x8 casserole dish.
  5. NOTE: this can be made ahead and baked at a later time.
  6. Top with crushed potato chips and bake for 20 minutes at 350.

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