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Cheesy Tuna Noodle Casserole

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This tuna noodle casserole is one of my favorite recipes.
  Tuna 4 Can (40 oz), drained
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Carrots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Peas 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 , diced
  Celery rib 2 , diced
  Egg noodles 10 Ounce (1 bag)
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Onion powder 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken base 1 Teaspoon
  Roux 2 Tablespoon, or as needed
  Roasted peppers 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), diced
  Sliced mushrooms 1 Can (10 oz)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  White wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green onions 2 , sliced
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  White pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Parsley flakes 1 Teaspoon

Cook noodles according to box instructions then set aside.

In a 4 quart pot heat the butter then sauté onions and celery. Once onions turn translucent mix in the chicken base, and then stir in white pepper, onion and garlic powder.

Pour in the milk and mix well. Once milk begins to boil gradually stir in the roux. Let the sauce simmer until it reaches desired thickness.

Stir in the Parmesan cheese then mix in the: peas, carrots, mushrooms, tuna, cheddar cheese then gently stir in the noodles.

Once the noodles have been incorporated add the roasted red peppers.

Pour the tuna noodle casserole into a sprayed casserole dish then evenly spread the casserole into the dish.

Grate fresh Parmesan cheese over the casserole then sprinkle parsley flakes on top of the cheese. Place casserole into a 350 degree oven.

Cook until the casserole turns bubbly and turns light golden brown.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Fish, Tuna
Got company coming over! you can certainly rely on this tuna noodle casserole recipe. Making it would be a snap and with simple instructions provided here, it becomes even easier. It looks so comforting, easy to make, and super yummy!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5841 Calories from Fat 2928

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 332 g510.1%

Saturated Fat 176.5 g882.4%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 1537.2 mg512.4%

Sodium 3477.8 mg144.9%

Total Carbohydrates 320 g106.6%

Dietary Fiber 26.9 g107.8%

Sugars 47.4 g

Protein 382 g763.6%

Vitamin A 830.7% Vitamin C 88.3%

Calcium 274.8% Iron 184.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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