Sandy D'amato's Tuna Noodle Casserole (Lighter)

Recipe by MsSally
READY IN: 55mins




  • Cook noodles, then drain in collinder and cool. Set aside.
  • In same pot, melt margarine over medium heat. When melted add onion and celery. Sweat 4 minutes.
  • Add flour and cook, stirring, 1 to 2 minutes - do not brown.
  • Add bay leaf, dry mustard, skim milk and half and half and bring to a boil while stirring.
  • Add Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, and hot pepper sauce and simmer 2 minutes.
  • Add the grainy mustard, peas and cheese and remove from heat. Stir till chesse is melted. Add lemon juice, dill, stir.
  • Add noodles and tuna to the sauce and mix throughly.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Place in a 9x9-inch or 11x7-inch baking dish and sprinkle with chips and cheese. Lightly spritz with cooking spray.
  • Bake in preheated oven 25 to 30 minutes until hot, bubbly and crisp on top.