Individual Tuna Casseroles

3  Ratings
  • 30 min prep
  • 60 min total
  • Makes 4 servings, 1 casserole (280 g) each.


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Individual Tuna Casseroles Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked small pasta shells
  • 2 cans (170 g each) white tuna in water, drained, flaked
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 cup shredded light mozzarella-cheddar cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red peppers
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup (1/2 of 250-g tub) herb and garlic soft cream cheese
  • 1-1/4 cups milk
  • 12 Ritz Crackers, coarsely crushed (about 1/3 cup)

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 350ºF.
  • Combine  first 6 ingredients in large bowl.
  • Whisk  cream cheese spread and milk in microwaveable bowl until well blended. Microwave on HIGH 2 to 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and mixture is well blended, stirring every 30 sec. Add to tuna mixture; mix lightly.
  • Spoon  into 4 (250-mL) ovenproof dishes sprayed with cooking spray; top with cracker crumbs. Place in 17x11-1/2x3/4-inch pan.
  • Bake  25 to 30 min. or until casseroles are heated through and tops are golden brown.

Recipe Tips

Serving SuggestionServe with a mixed green salad tossed with your favourite dressing.

Variation Prepare substituting shredded Tex-Mex cheese and adding a dash of hot pepper sauce to the pasta mixture before spooning into ovenproof dishes.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 4 servings, 1 casserole (280 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 460 
  • Total fat 20 g
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Cholesterol 80 mg
  • Sodium 740 mg
  • Carbohydrate 34 g
  • Dietary fibre 3 g
  • Sugars 8 g
  • Protein 33 g
  • Vitamin A 30 %DV
  • Vitamin C 45 %DV
  • Calcium 30 %DV
  • Iron 15 %DV

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