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Cheesy Tuna and Veggie Skillet

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Cheesy Tuna and Veggie Skillet
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 5
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Satisfy hearty appetites with this easy tuna casserole skillet with extra cheese and red bell pepper.
Updated Jun 14, 2017

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

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Don’t have frozen peas? Use 1 cup canned peas, drained.
  • tip 2
    In place of the French-fried onions, you can use crushed potato chips.

Nutrition

460 Calories, 24g Total Fat, 24g Protein, 35g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
Calories from Fat
220
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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