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Healthy Tuna Noodle Casserole

healthy tuna noodle casserole

Thanks to Hood® Sour Cream for sponsoring this post. All opinions are 100% my own.

If you are like me, casseroles bring back memories of family gatherings. Tuna noodle casserole is a comfort food for me, which conjures memories of fun meals with my cousins sitting at the “kids table.” The only problem is that the typical tuna casserole recipe is pretty high in fat and calories. I’ve taken a healthy spin on this classic recipe featuring Hood® Light Sour Cream.

healthy tuna noodle casserole

If you missed my post last month, I shared that the folks at Country 102.5 have partnered with Hood® Sour Cream for a fantastic contest. Share your favorite fast family meals using Hood® Sour Cream and you could win terrific prizes like Peapod gift cards, concert tickets and a week’s worth of chef prepared meals. Isn’t that awesome?

healthy tuna noodle casserole

winning photo from the Hood Sour Cream Fast Family Meals Contest

My recipe is inspired by this winning photo from a recent contest entry. What I love about my recipe is that it is super easy to make. Fast family meals are the way to go in my house. I want to spend more time with my family and less time in the kitchen. Besides, my kids are so busy after school that we often need to squeeze in a quick meal between homework and other activities.

healthy tuna noodle casserole

To make this recipe a bit healthier, I used Hood® Light Sour Cream, 1% milk, low fat cheese, and a plant-based butter substitute. This gives this recipe much less fat and calories. Don’t worry, it’s still big on taste.


healthy tuna noodle casserole

Isn’t that easy peasy? If my grandmother could see me now. She would be so proud! The Hood® Sour Cream site has lots of fast and easy recipes too.  I trust the taste and quality of the recipes I make with Hood® Sour Cream. I like that they are a business local to me with more than 160 years in the dairy business. I also appreciate that Hood® Sour Cream is all natural, with no preservatives or artificial ingredients.

What’s your favorite Fast family meal? Don’t forget to share it and you might win! Happy Cooking!

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  1. Scarlet says:

    I have never tried a tuna noodle casserole. I may have to whip this up! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  2. Yum! Tuna Noodle Casserole is one of my favorite things to eat. Thanks so much for the recipe!

  3. Sabrina @ Dinner, then Dessert says:

    My kids love tuna casserole! This dish is perfect for them!

  4. Dawn says:

    I love tuna casserole. I have never tried cooking it this way before! It looks good!

  5. Liz Mays says:

    This sounds perfect! My daughter has been on a tuna kick. This would be a pleasant dinner surprise for her and it wouldn’t mess with her diet!

  6. We love tuna casserole. I will have to try this recipe. It loos delicious and i am always looking for healthier recipes.

  7. My kids would love this. They really like when i make tuna. I will have to try this recipe. It looks delicious.

  8. My husband and my daughter love tuna noodle casserole. I bet they would eat this right up!

  9. Stacie says:

    This looks delicious. Haven’t tried tuna casserole with sour cream in it before. Will have to give it a try.

  10. lisa says:

    I haven’t had tuna noodle casserole forever! It’s so good and I love that this is healthy!

  11. I love quick meals that don’t lack in flavor! This seems like a meal that the whole family would enjoy.

  12. Tuna noodle casserole reminds me of childhood. I’d love to try this healthier version!

  13. Jeanine says:

    Yum. I miss tuna noodle casserole. My mom made it for me as a kid and I loved it. Most of my kiddos don’t like tuna but I would love to make this for myself! It looks great!

  14. Daisy says:

    This recipe is awesome! I especially love that it tastes so good while also being low fat.

  15. Jeanette says:

    This brings me back to my childhood! My mom would always make it (funny thing is I don’t like tuna but I loved this casserole!)

  16. Jennifer says:

    That looks so good! I love tuna noodle casserole, but I’ve never tried a recipe like this before. I can’t wait to see how it tastes with sour cream.

  17. Robin Rue (@massholemommy) says:

    My husband loves tuna, so I bet this would make his tummy happy!

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