Creamy Tuna-Noodle Casserole Tips
What can I substitute for peas in this recipe?
If peas aren’t a favorite, you can substitute a cup of frozen mixed vegetables or frozen chopped broccoli for this healthy tuna recipe
. If you have leftover frozen veggies, use them up in these frozen mixed veggie recipes
or these frozen broccoli recipes
Does tuna noodle casserole freeze well?
An unbaked tuna noodle casserole freezes very well, so consider doubling this recipe and saving the second for another time. To enjoy later, remove casserole from freezer and place in refrigerator 24 hours before baking. Bring it up to room temp before putting it in the oven. Watch this video on how to freeze a casserole like a pro
How do you thicken tuna casserole?
To thicken your tuna casserole, keep it in the oven for longer. This should thicken it right up. Mixing in an extra ¼ cup of parmesan cheese will also help bind it together.
How do you fix a dry casserole?
To fix a dry casserole, the best remedy is a little moisture. Warm up ½ cup of chicken or vegetable broth and drizzle it over the top. Cover with foil and let it stand for 10 minutes to give it time to soak up the liquid.
What goes well with tuna casserole?
A tender-crisp veggie is the perfect complement to creamy tuna noodle casserole. Try zesty garlic broccoli
, steamed vegetable ribbons
with a squeeze of fresh lemon or any of these veggie side dishes
Soft Bread Crumbs
To make soft bread crumbs, tear bread into pieces and place in a food processor or blender. Cover and pulse until crumbs form. One slice of bread yields 1/2 to 3/4 cup crumbs.
1-1/3 cups: 340 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 699mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 25g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 2 lean meat, 1/2 fat.