Old School Tuna Casserole, Revamped!

Tuna CasseroleTuna Casserole:

Half package brown rice penne noodles

1 Tbls. extra-virgin olive oil

½ onion, finely chopped

10 crimini mushrooms, sliced

½ cup white wine (or vegetable broth)

2 Tbls. brown rice flour

3 cups whole, organic milk

2 cans white chunk tuna (drained)

1 cup frozen peas, thawed

5 Rye with Caraway Seeds Triscuits, smashed into “crumbs”

Sea salt + pepper to taste

Parmesan cheese, grated

  1. Cook noodles according to package instructions until just tender. Drain, rinse and set aside in a big mixing bowl.
  2. Position rack in upper third of oven and preheat broiler.
  3. Heat oil in a sauce pan, then add onion and mushrooms, cooking until onion is softened but not browned (about 5 minutes). Add wine and cook until evaporated, 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle flour over the vegetables in saucepan; stir to coat. Add milk, bringing to a slow boil, stirring constantly.
  5. Stir in tuna and peas. Transfer sauce into mixing bowl with noodles and stir until evenly coated. Put entire mixture into greased pan.
  6. Sprinkle the casserole with crushed Triscuit and then grate fresh Parmesan over top.
  7. Since everything is already cooked, broil until top is crispy and dish starting to bubble – about 3-4 minutes.

About Whitney Mack of Macks Mo

Whitney Mack is a holistic nutrition health coach, fitness + movement specialist, feel good fanatic and founder of Macks Mo - a healthy living business that empowers busy women and mommas to connect to their desires and they want to feel daily in order to macks-imize joy, freedom, vibrancy, energy and ease. Through her programs + services, she uses real food, movement and signature health coaching strategies to guide clients in creating a more meaningful and fulfilled life (soulful, joyful, healthful) through nourishment and love. And turns out, as their love grows (for their life, themselves, their spirit), their body intuitively sheds the mental + physical weight holding them back from a life and body they're excited about.

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