Makeover Spinach Tuna Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Manami

Found this "lighter" take in Light and Tasty, Feb/March 2007. The original was 673 calories and this one is 346 calories. Was in the mood for some comfort food and I found this in the latest magazine. It was truly wonderful! Tweaked a bit.

Top Review by Kromiumman

I added the tuna water because my sauce mixture was way too thick, and I would recommend mixing the noodles in with the sauce for future tries, but this is absolutely DELICIOUS!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the sour cream, mayonnaise and lemon juice; set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, melt butter.
  4. Stir in flour until blended.
  5. Gradually stir in milk.
  6. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  7. Reduce heat; stir in 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese until melted.
  8. Remove from the heat; stir in the sour cream mixture and hot sauce, if using.
  9. Add the spinach, stuffing mix, bread crumbs, mushrooms and tuna; mix well.
  10. Drain noodles and place in a 13"x9" baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  11. Top with tuna mixture; sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese.
  12. Cover and bake at 350° for 35 minutes.
  13. Uncover; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until lightly browned and heated through.

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