Tuna-Pasta Casserole

Tuna-Pasta Casserole

Looking for a delicious dinner recipe? Then check out this tuna and pasta casserole dish that’s ready in less than an hour!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

Casserole
1 1/4
cups uncooked medium pasta shells or elbow macaroni (3 to 4 oz)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon salt
2
cups milk
1
cup shredded sharp process American or Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
2
cups cooked broccoli flowerets, cooked until crisp-tender and drained*
2
cans (6 oz each) tuna in water, drained
Crumb Topping**
2/3
cup dry bread crumbs
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  3. Meanwhile, in 1 1/2-quart saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly; remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Stir in cheese until melted.
  4. Stir in pasta, broccoli and tuna; mix well. Spoon into ungreased 2-quart casserole. Cover and bake about 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
  5. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix topping ingredients. Sprinkle topping over casserole. Bake uncovered about 5 minutes longer or until topping is toasted.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*1 cup uncooked frozen (thawed) green peas can be substituted for the broccoli.
**2/3 cup crushed potato chips can be substituted for the Crumb Topping.
Salmon-Pasta Casserole:
Substitute 1 can (14.75 oz) red or pink salmon, drained, skin and bones removed and salmon flaked, for the tuna.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 380
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 910mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 37g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.