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Tuna Noodle Casserole

Category: Main Dishes
posted by: cmuntz
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3  cups medium noodles (4 oz.)
1  cup chopped celery
1/4  cup chopped onion
1/4  cup butter
1/4  cup all-purpose flour
2  to 3 Tbsp. Dijon-style mustard
2-1/4  cups milk
1  12-oz. can chunk tuna, drained
1/2  cup bottled roasted red sweet peppers, chopped
Potato chips, optional


1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In large saucepan cook noodles according to package directions. Drain; return noodles to pan.
2. For sauce, in medium saucepan cook celery and onion in hot butter until tender. Stir in flour, mustard, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Add milk all at once; cook and stir until slightly thickened and bubbly, whisking to remove any lumps.
3. Gently fold sauce, tuna, and peppers into noodles. Transfer to lightly greased 1-1/2-quart baking dish. Top with chips. Bake, uncovered, 30 to 35 minutes or until heated through. Let stand 5 minutes. Serves 4.
About this Recipe:

Calories 419, Total Fat 16 g, Saturated Fat 10 g, Monounsaturated Fat 4 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g, Cholesterol 110 mg, Sodium 720 mg, Carbohydrate 36 g, Total Sugar 8 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 29 g. Daily Values: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 88%, Calcium 20%, Iron 15%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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