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Hearty Tuna Bake

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This is a classic casserole that I grew up loving. As usual, I souped it up on vegetables and “healthified” the recipe without sacrificing flavor and texture. We eat this casserole almost once per month. I hope your family loves it as much as we do. Enjoy!

Hearty Tuna Bake

A healthy spin on a classic comfort dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 480kcal
Author heartysmarty

Ingredients

  • 3 Cups Dry Egg Noodles
  • 10 oz. Canned Tuna in water drained
  • 1 1/2 Cup Frozen Peas
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper chopped
  • 1 Cup Celery chopped
  • 1 Cup Zucchini chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Green Onions minced
  • 2 Tablespoons Fresh Parsley (1 Tablespoon Dry)
  • 1 Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese shredded

Sauce

  • 3/4 Cup Greek Yogurt plain, unsweetened
  • 3/4 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 Recipe Hearty Cream of Chicken Soup (see instructions)
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Make 1 Recipe Hearty Cream of Chicken Soup. Pour into large mixing bow. Mix in the Greek Yogurt and Mayonnaise until well blended. Set aside.
  • Cook Egg Noodles according to package directions just until soft. Do not overcook. Strain noodles and add to sauce mixture.
  • Mix all remaining ingredients together in the large mixing bowl. Pour into a greased 9 x 13 pan.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes.
  • Increase heat to a high broil and bake for an additional 60 to 90 seconds, or until the cheese is slightly browned. Watch it closely!
  • Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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