Pasta Tuna Bake
Updated: Mar 5, 2020
A Revamped Version of a Classic Dish You HAVE to try!
This baked tuna dish will remind you of your classic tuna casserole but fused with perfect flavor and freshness to keep it a regular dish on your dinner table. A slightly different version of the traditional tuna noodle casserole is quick, easy, and delicious.
Makes 6 Servings
Recipe found in Millie Snyder's Lean & Luscious Mediterranean Cookbook, P. 82
2 cups cooked whole-wheat macaroni
10 ounces drained, water-packed tuna, flaked
2 ounces shredded Swiss cheese
½ cup chopped green pepper
½ cup chopped green onions (green parts only)
¼ cup olive oil
½ cup skim milk
¼ cup plain low-fat yogurt
2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
Dash garlic powder
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
In a large bowl, combine macaroni, tuna, Swiss cheese, green peppers, and green onions.
Toss until well mixed.
In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients, mixing well.
Add to tuna mixture, tossing until well combined.
Spoon into a 1 ½ quart baking dish sprayed with a nonstick cooking spray.
Bake uncovered, 20 minutes, until hot and bubbly.
Stir before serving.
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