Spinach & Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

This Spinach & Tuna Noodle Casserole is a delicious and nutritious twist on the classic comfort food. Packed with protein from the tuna and vitamins from the spinach, this casserole is a wholesome and satisfying meal. The creamy sauce and cheesy topping add a rich and indulgent flavor. It's easy to make and perfect for a weeknight dinner or potluck gathering.

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Ingredients for Spinach & Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

  • 1 ounce Egg Noodles
  • 1/4 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.13 Small Onion, Diced
  • 1/4 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.13 cup Milk
  • 0.13 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 can Tuna, Drained
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Or Frozen Spinach, Chopped
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Optional: Herbs Or Spices Of Choice
  • 0.13 cup Shredded Cheese

Directions: Spinach & Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a casserole dish.
  • STEP 2.Cook the egg noodles according to package instructions, then drain and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and cook until softened.
  • STEP 4.Add the flour to the skillet and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • STEP 5.Gradually whisk in the milk and chicken broth, and cook until the sauce thickens.
  • STEP 6.Stir in the tuna, spinach, and cooked noodles. Season with salt, pepper, and any desired herbs or spices.
  • STEP 7.Transfer the mixture to the greased casserole dish and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
  • STEP 8.Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the cheese is melted 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

  • You can use fresh or frozen spinach for this recipe. If using frozen spinach, make sure to thaw and drain it before adding to the casserole.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like peas, carrots, or mushrooms for extra flavor and nutrition.
  • For a crispy topping, mix breadcrumbs with melted butter and sprinkle over the casserole before baking.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the casserole in the oven or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the Spinach & Tuna Noodle Casserole as a main dish with a side salad or steamed vegetables.
Nutrition
value
505
calories per serving
26 g Fat19 g Protein45 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    26g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Carbs
    45g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    45g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    26g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    223mg
  • Iron
    7mg
  • Vitamin A
    5097mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    294mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    65mg
  • Vitamin E
    6mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    205mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    208mg
  • Selenium
    13mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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