Healthy tuna casserole without soup

Making tuna casserole without soup is despicable, right? We say “nonsense”! Using fresh healthy ingredients, we create a Tuna Casserole that is delicious, healthy and classy without ever opening a can of soup.

Tuna noodle casserole needs a better publicist

We can agree that many people see this recipe as a low class offering. That is to say, a recipe for the masses, a recipe you won’t find in fancy restaurants. Considering the list of ingredients in this recipe though, we feel Tuna noodle casserole is better than its’ reputation. All this recipe needs is a better publicist. Try our recipe and see if you agree.

AuthorAnnie Curns
RatingDifficultyBeginner

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Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time50 mins

 6 oz tuna steak
 4 fresh carrots (peeled and cut)
 1 pt organic mushrooms
 2 cups low carb noodles (uncooked)
 1 medium onion (minced)
 3 tbsp olive oil
 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
 ¾ cup seasoned breadcrumbs
 1 avocado

1

Mince onion. Peel and cut carrots into small pieces. Cut open avocado and scoop out insides.

2

Cut raw tuna steak into bite-sized chunks.

3

In large stock pot, heat 1 tbsp olive oil. Add 1 tbsp of minced onions. (rest of onions will be used later) Add the tuna chunks and cook on medium for 5 minutes. Stir while cooking. After 5 minutes, remove tuna chunks and set aside.

4

In same pot, add 2 tbsp of olive oil. Add rest of onions and the carrots. Cook on high for 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium and add 2 cups of broth along with 1 cup of water. Allow the carrots to cook on medium for 10 minutes.

5

Add 1 cup of broth and mix in avocado. Stir a few minutes so as to thoroughly mix in avocado.

6

Add last cup of broth and the mushrooms. Stir entire mixture. Allow to cook for 5 minutes.

7

Add 2 cups of dry noodles and 1/2 cup of water. Cook until noodles are soft. (about 5 minutes)

8

Finally, stir in cooked tuna chunks. Reduce heat to simmer. Allow entire mixture to simmer for 10 minutes.

9

Serve hot in bowls. Top with seasoned breadcrumbs if desired.

homemade tuna noodle casserole served hot in a bowl topped with breadcrumbs

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Ingredients

 6 oz tuna steak
 4 fresh carrots (peeled and cut)
 1 pt organic mushrooms
 2 cups low carb noodles (uncooked)
 1 medium onion (minced)
 3 tbsp olive oil
 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth
 ¾ cup seasoned breadcrumbs
 1 avocado

Directions

1

Mince onion. Peel and cut carrots into small pieces. Cut open avocado and scoop out insides.

2

Cut raw tuna steak into bite-sized chunks.

3

In large stock pot, heat 1 tbsp olive oil. Add 1 tbsp of minced onions. (rest of onions will be used later) Add the tuna chunks and cook on medium for 5 minutes. Stir while cooking. After 5 minutes, remove tuna chunks and set aside.

4

In same pot, add 2 tbsp of olive oil. Add rest of onions and the carrots. Cook on high for 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium and add 2 cups of broth along with 1 cup of water. Allow the carrots to cook on medium for 10 minutes.

5

Add 1 cup of broth and mix in avocado. Stir a few minutes so as to thoroughly mix in avocado.

6

Add last cup of broth and the mushrooms. Stir entire mixture. Allow to cook for 5 minutes.

7

Add 2 cups of dry noodles and 1/2 cup of water. Cook until noodles are soft. (about 5 minutes)

8

Finally, stir in cooked tuna chunks. Reduce heat to simmer. Allow entire mixture to simmer for 10 minutes.

9

Serve hot in bowls. Top with seasoned breadcrumbs if desired.

homemade tuna noodle casserole served hot in a bowl topped with breadcrumbs

Homemade tuna noodle casserole

Tuna is a Superfood

In an article from WholeFoods®, tuna is rated as super healthy. (Read article) Low in calories, low in fat, and high in protein. Tuna is packed with antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids. We use fresh tuna in our recipe, but even canned tuna proves to be one of the healthier meat options available today.

tuna casserole without soup ingredient photo of Chicken of the sea can of tuna packed in water
Healthy tuna casserole without soup

Making tuna casserole without soup is despicable, right? We say "nonsense"! Using fresh healthy ingredients, we create a Tuna Casserole that is delicious, healthy and classy without ever opening a can of soup.

Type: casserole

Cuisine: American

Keywords: tuna casserole, soup, easy recipes

Recipe Yield: 6

Calories: 340

Preparation Time: 10M

Cooking Time: 40M

Total Time: 50M

Editor's Rating:
5

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