Healthy Children - September 2018

Creamy Tuna Noodle Casserole

Makes 6 Servings

Per Serving: 252 calories, 36.5g carbohydrates, 4.5g fat, 2g fiber, and 550mg sodium

Ingredients

  • 2 c. dry noodles
  • 1/3 c. onion, chopped
  • 2/3 c. celery, chopped
  • 1 (7-oz.) can tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 (10-oz.) can reduced-fat condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 (6-oz.) can nonfat evaporated milk
  • 2/3 c. crushed potato chips (optional_

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Spray or grease casserole baking dish.
  2. Cook noodles according to package directions. Sauté celery and onions, stirring occasionally until tender.
  3. Combine noodles, tuna, soup, sautéed vegetables, and evaporated milk. Mix well.
  4. Pour into prepared casserole dish and sprinkle with potato chips.
  5. Bake for 25 or 30 minutes or until chips are golden brown. Double the recipe and freeze one for later.

**Tip: Rotate the food in your cupboard so the “oldest” cans are in the front and use them first.