Creamy Tuna And Mushroom Pasta Bake Recipe

Creamy Tuna and Mushroom Pasta Bake is a comforting and delicious dish that combines tender pasta, creamy sauce, flavorful tuna, and earthy mushrooms. This hearty bake is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a potluck gathering. The creamy sauce is made with a combination of milk, cheese, and seasonings, creating a rich and indulgent flavor. The addition of tuna adds protein and a savory taste, while the mushrooms provide a satisfying texture. Topped with a crispy breadcrumb and cheese crust, this pasta bake is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

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Ingredients for Creamy Tuna And Mushroom Pasta Bake Recipe

  • 1.33 ounce Pasta
  • 0.33 tablespoon Butter
  • 1.33 ounce Mushrooms, Sliced
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • 0.17 can Tuna, Drained
  • 0.17 cup Shredded Cheese
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Breadcrumbs For Topping
  • as required Additional Cheese For Topping

Directions: Creamy Tuna And Mushroom Pasta Bake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and cook until they release their moisture and become golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add the flour to the skillet and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • STEP 5.Gradually whisk in the milk until smooth. Cook until the sauce thickens, then remove from heat.
  • STEP 6.Stir in the tuna, cooked pasta, and shredded cheese. Season with salt, pepper, and any desired herbs or spices.
  • STEP 7.Transfer the mixture to the greased baking dish and sprinkle with breadcrumbs and additional cheese.
  • STEP 8.Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the top is golden and bubbly.
  • STEP 9.Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  • STEP 10.Serve hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • Feel free to add other vegetables like peas or spinach for added nutrition.
  • You can use any type of pasta you prefer, such as penne, fusilli, or macaroni.
  • For a crispy topping, broil the dish for a few minutes at the end of baking.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the pasta bake in the oven or microwave until heated through.

Storage and Serving

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the pasta bake in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  • Serve the creamy tuna and mushroom pasta bake hot as a main dish with a side salad or garlic bread.
Nutrition
value
290
calories per serving
7 g Fat37 g Protein17 g Carbs15 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    7g
  • Protein
    37g
  • Carbs
    17g
  • Fiber
    15g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    17g
  • Protein
    37g
  • Fiber
    15g

Fats

  • Fat
    7g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    65mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    1103mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    5mg
  • Vitamin B6
    57mg
  • Vitamin B9
    1214mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    20mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    122mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    497mg
  • Selenium
    20mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp