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Cheesy Tuna and Veggie Skillet

Cheesy Tuna and Veggie Skillet
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 5

Satisfy hearty appetites with this easy tuna casserole skillet with extra cheese and red bell pepper. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1 3/4
cups milk
1 1/4
cups hot water
1
box Tuna Helper™ tuna cheesy pasta
2
cans (5 oz each) tuna, drained
1
cup frozen sweet peas
1
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
3/4
cup French-fried onions (from 2.8-oz can)

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bell pepper; cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pepper is tender.
  • 2
    Add milk, hot water and sauce mix (from Hamburger Helper™ box); stir to combine. Stir in uncooked pasta (from Hamburger Helper™ box) and tuna. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in frozen peas; cover and simmer 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender and sauce is thick. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Top with cheese; cover and let stand 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with French-fried onions.

Expert Tips

  • Don’t have frozen peas? Use 1 cup canned peas, drained.
  • In place of the French-fried onions, you can use crushed potato chips.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
38%
Saturated Fat
13g
66%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
75mg
24%
Sodium
960mg
40%
Potassium
350mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
8g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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