"Healthified" Tuna-Pasta Casserole
Recipe from Betty Crocker

An all-time classic gets slimmed down. It has 75% less sat fat, 67% less fat, and 45% fewer calories than the original recipe.

Healthified Tuna-Pasta Casserole

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Servings: 8
Serving size: 1  cup
Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 1 hr
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  • 2 1/2  cups 
    uncooked multigrain or whole-grain rotini or penne pasta (8 oz)
  • 2   teaspoons 
    olive or canola oil
  • 1   
    medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1   
    medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1   
    medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1  8  ounce package 
    fresh mushrooms, chopped
  • 2   teaspoons 
    finely chopped garlic
  • 1  10 3/4 ounce can 
    condensed 98% fat-free cream of mushroom soup with 45% less sodium
  • 1  8  ounce container 
    reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2   ounces 
    1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), softened
  • 1/2  cup 
    fat-free (skim) milk
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
  • 2  5  ounce cans 
    solid white albacore tuna in water, drained
  • 1/2  cup 
    shredded reduced-fat sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • 2   tablespoons 
    grated Parmesan cheese
  • 12   
    stone-ground wheat crackers, coarsely crushed (about 1/2 cup)
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish or 3-quart casserole with cooking spray. Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt; drain.
In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, onion, mushrooms and garlic; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender.
Stir in soup, sour cream, cream cheese, milk and pepper until well blended. Stir in tuna, pasta and Cheddar cheese. Spoon into baking dish; spread evenly. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and crushed crackers.
Bake uncovered 35 to 40 minutes or top is golden brown and mixture is bubbly.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Increase fat-free (skim) milk to 1 cup.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 340, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 30, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 41, fiber (g) 4, sugar (g) 6, pro. (g) 21, vit. A (IU) 729, vit. C (mg) 18, sodium (mg) 330, calcium (mg) 151, iron (mg) 3, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 2, Lean Meat () 2, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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