Skinny Creamy Tuna Mac Casserole with Shirataki Noodles

Wasn't it just New Year's? The first few months of the year seem to fly by and before you know it, Spring is here! Right now, many of our friends are observing Lent -- avoiding candy, bread, or carbs altogether. Whether you are eating meatless on Fridays during Lent or simply looking for a satisfying meatless meal, we have a delicious solution: Skinny Creamy Tuna Mac Casserole. Anyone who grew up eating Mom's tuna casserole loves this comforting dish. But if you're trying to cut carbs and calories, and eat healthy overall, this version made with Skinny Noodles Macaroni is ideal. Served with a crispy green salad on the side, a serving of this tasty casserole leaves you full and satisfied for hours. Yet each yummy serving has under 300 calories and only 8 Weight Watcher Points+!

Healthy Tip: Try Skinny Noodles shirataki in soups in place of regular pasta or white rice to cut about 200 calories and 40 grams of carbs per serving. Also you can add shirataki noodles or shirataki rice to slow cooker recipes during the last 20 minutes of cook time. Shirataki cannot be overcooked, and won't get mushy like regular pasta or rice.

Skinny Creamy Tuna Mac Casserole
  • 2 – 8 oz. packages Skinny Noodles Macaroni
  • 1 10.75 oz can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 c fat-free sour cream
  • 1 6 oz can tuna, drained
  • 1-1/2 c shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 c chopped onions
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c finely crushed potato chips
  • 1 pinch paprika
Pre-heat oven to 400°. Open packages of Skinny Noodles Macaroni-style into a colander. Rinse with warm water and drain well. Pat dry noodles with paper towels. Heat a nonstick frying pan over med. heat. Add noodles and dry fry for 3 - 4 minutes; turn off heat and let sit. In a large bowl mix all ingredients except potato chips and paprika. Add Skinny Noodles and mix again, add salt and pepper to taste. Transfer content to a lightly greased 1.5 quart casserole dish, sprinkle top with crushed chips and paprika and cook for 30 - 35 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 10-15 minutes before serving. Makes 6 servings.

Per Serving: 299 calories, 15g fat, 23g carbohydrates, 4g fiber, 18g protein, 73mg cholesterol
Weight Watcher Points+: 8

Shirataki noodles and shirataki rice are made from a root native to Asia called konnyaku (konjac). This root (sometimes mistakenly called a yam, although it is not a member of the yam or sweet potato family) is naturally low in calories and carbs, and a good source of healthy fiber.

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