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Easiest Ever Tuna Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marilyn Parsons
Added: Friday, March 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 oz. uncooked spiral or elbow macaroni
1 egg
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. dry mustard
1/4 tsp. white pepper
8 oz. low-fat cottage cheese (1 cup)
1/2 c. dairy sour cream (can use fat-free)
1/2 c. low-fat milk
1 c. shredded sharp Cheddar cheese(4 oz.)
1 can tuna (6 3/4 oz.), drained

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Cook macaroni in salted boiling water until al dente or until just tender to the bite (5-7 minutes). Drain and rinse with hot water. Drain well then place in 2 qt. casserole with a lid. In medium bowl beat egg with salt, mustard and pepper. Stir in cottage cheese, sour cream, milk and 1/2 of Cheddar cheese. Stir egg mixture into
cooked macaroni. Break tuna into chunks and stir into macaroni mixture. Cover and bake 45 minutes. Remove cover, sprinkle on remainder of grated cheese and bake uncovered for 10 minutes longer, until nicely browned.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Be careful not to overbake as it will get dried out. I often heat it in the microwave for about 10 minutes, as it will stay more moist and takes less time. Each serving contains 299 calories.

 

 

 

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