Healthified Tuna-Pasta Casserole

Healthified Tuna-Pasta Casserole

75% less sat fat • 67% less fat • 45% fewer calories than the original recipe. An all-time classic gets slimmed down.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2 1/2
cups uncooked multigrain or whole-grain rotini or penne pasta (8 oz)
2
teaspoons olive or canola oil
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
package (8 oz) fresh mushrooms, chopped
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed 98% fat-free cream of mushroom soup with 45% less sodium
1
container (8 oz) reduced-fat sour cream
2
oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1/2
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cans (5 oz each) solid white albacore tuna in water, drained
1/2
cup shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
12
stone-ground wheat crackers, coarsely crushed (about 1/2 cup)
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish or 3-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt; drain.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, onion, mushrooms and garlic; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in soup, sour cream, cream cheese, milk and pepper until well blended. Stir in tuna, pasta and Cheddar cheese. Spoon into baking dish; spread evenly. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and crushed crackers.
  4. Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes or top is golden brown and mixture is bubbly.
Makes 8 servings (1 cup each)
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What is “Healthified”?
We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 330mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 41g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 21g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1/2 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.