Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole

A hearty, creamy, healthy casserole that your whole family will love. It's a classic for a reason!

Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole | Real Food RN

Tuna Noodle Casserole is a staple potluck meal here in Minnesota, so I whipped up a healthier version. You will love the hearty, comforting flavors! I steered clear of using canned mushroom soup and instead used sauteed mushrooms and garlic to offer fresher flavors. I also added peas, which bring little bites of sweetness. And the simple canned tuna adds a little protein (but you can increase the amount of tuna if desired). In place of breadcrumbs to garnish, I opted for crushed pork rinds: just fabulous!

Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole | Real Food RN
Yield: Serves 4

Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

A hearty, creamy, healthy casserole that your whole family will love. It's a classic for a reason!

Ingredients

Instructions

    1. Preheat the oven to 355°F.
    2. Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Once done, drain well. To avoid the pasta sticking together, drizzle over a little olive oil. In the meantime, drain your tuna and weigh out the peas.
      Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole | Real Food RN
    3. For the mushrooms, heat the olive oil in a large, non-stick pan and fry the sliced mushrooms, garlic, and only the white parts of the green onions over moderate heat. Stir regularly to avoid the garlic burning.
      Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole | Real Food RN
    4. Once the mushrooms have released all their moisture and start to caramelize, pour in the cream and reduce the heat to low. Bring to a simmer which will allow the cream to warm through and reduce a little, approx. 2 min.
    5. Combine the pasta, peas, tuna, and creamy mushroom mixture in a large bowl and season generously with salt and pepper. Tip into a suitably sized baking dish and compress the mixture down with a spatula.
      Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole | Real Food RN
    6. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes to allow the cream to bake down to a thick consistency.
    7. While it is baking, grind the pork rinds in a food processor/blender to a fine crumb. Stir through a small pinch of salt.
      Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole | Real Food RN
    8. Serve the casserole with the pork crumb generously sprinkled on top, and garnish with chopped scallions. Season with freshly ground black pepper (and additional salt, only if needed).
      Gluten-Free Tuna Noodle Casserole | Real Food RN

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 797Total Fat: 55gSaturated Fat: 30gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 410mgCarbohydrates: 57gFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 23g

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