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This easy tuna noodle casserole is made with cheese and sour cream to make it even creamier.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.
Melt butter in deep 10- or 12-inch skillet until sizzling; add celery, onion and bell pepper. Cook over medium-high heat 2-3 minutes or until crisply tender.
Stir in milk and soup. Continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Stir in all remaining ingredients except shoestring potatoes; mix well. Add cooked noodles; toss to coat.
Spoon tuna mixture into ungreased 1 1/2-quart casserole dish; sprinkle with shoestring potatoes. Bake 20-30 minutes or until heated through.
*Substitute 2 cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey.
Dietary Fiber: 2g
I made this basic recipe but used Vital Choice Tuna. The very best and safest tuna available.Did not use the soup as i don't use canned soups...too many additives. Make my own cream sauce with a vaariety of wild mushrooms. I also use 1 quarter cup of dry Sherry. I also add a couple of tablespoons of chopped green wild olives. Freshly ground pepper and Celtic salt. I used the Land Of Lakes cheese...Swiss not low fat. There is little difference in the to as to cholesterol levels so going natural is the thing to do. I also add a cup of Leeks, white part only sauteed along with the mushrooms. Sprinkled the top with purple potato shreds for color and a lot of potassium.Wonderful served with chilled frisee salad and a very good Pinot.
I eliminated the peas and bell peppers, doubled the amount of Land O Lakes cheese and substituted french fried onions, which I sprinkled over the top for the last ten minutes of cooking time, for the potato sticks. We absolutely LOVE this recipe!!!
FABULOUS comfort dish. Quite yummy. This one definitely goes into my "Tried and True" recipe book.
It was really good! Have made it to recipe and a few different ways. Don't need to add extra salt - tuna has enough. Substitute whole wheat egg noddles or mix whole wheat egg noddles with regular egg noodles to get more fiber. Add LOL low fat or fat free sour cream or LOL yogurt to cut calories. Another idea for a great topper but adds the calories- melt 2 TBS LOL butter, add equal parts bread crumbs and grated parmesan or asiago cheese and top casserole. Hope these ideas help you enjoy as much as my family does!
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