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Southwestern Tuna Bake Recipe

Looking for an easy Southwestern Tuna Bake recipe? Learn how to make Southwestern Tuna Bake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pentictongrrl

Makes 4 servings



Surprisingly delicious new take on tuna casserole. Use whatever pasta you prefer.

Recipe Ingredients for Southwestern Tuna Bake

1 tbsp. olive oil
1 medium onion , chopped
1 1/2 cups frozen corn kernels , thawed
1 can cream of mushroom soup, reduced sodium
1 cup salsa
1 tsp. chili powder (optional)
1 can (6 ounces) tuna, packed in water, drained and flaked
2 1/2 cups fusilli, whole wheat, cooked
1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar blend preferred)

Recipe Directions for Southwestern Tuna Bake

  1. Directions:

  2. Preheat the oven to 350. Grease a 2-quart casserole dish with olive oil and set aside.

  3. Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Coat with the 1 tablespoon of oil, and when the oil is hot, add the onions.

  4. Cook and stir until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in corn and cook 2 minutes longer to incorporate. Stir in the soup, salsa and chili powder (if desired) until well blended.

  5. Add the tuna and cooked pasta, stirring just to coat. Pour into the prepared greased casserole dish. Sprinkle the top evenly with cheese.

  6. Bake for about 25 minutes or until bubbling, remove from oven and serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 432.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
557
Calories from Fat
197
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
21.9g
34%
Saturated Fat
8.4g
42%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
43mg
14%
Sodium
1067mg
44%
Potassium
609mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
63.5g
21%
Dietary Fiber
5.1g
20%
Sugars
7.6g
Protein
29.8g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 26% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
   
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