Simple Salmon Noodle Casserole

Makes 3 Servings

 

Ingredients

 

One 6-ounce package whole wheat macaroni & cheese (such as Annie’s Homegrown)

1 cup frozen peas, thawed

6 ounces cooked salmon, flaked (Hint: Use leftover Baked Salmon)

1/4 cup 1% lowfat milk

1 tablespoon canola oil

 

Directions

 

Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside. While the pasta is draining, add the oil, milk, and cheese powder to the saucepan and whisk until well blended. Add the pasta, peas, and salmon and mix well. Heat through and serve.

 

Nutrition Information per Serving

 

410 calories, 11g fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 510mg sodium, 51g carbohydrates, 7g fiber, 28g protein, 25% vitamin A, 10% calcium

TIP:
Reheat leftover noodle casserole in the microwave in a single-serving size round or oval dish labeled for use in the microwave. A square or cornered dish tends to allow the corners to overcook. Cover with plastic wrap, leaving one corner open to allow steam to escape.    » more
 
Recipe by Liz Weiss, MS, RD. Liz Weiss is an award-winning journalist and registered dietitian specializing in health, nutrition and culinary communications.    » more
 
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