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Quick and Easy Tuna Casserole Recipe

  • Author: maria
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This Quick and Easy Tuna Casserole recipe is the perfect solution for a busy weeknight dinner. Featuring tender noodles, creamy sauce, and chunks of tuna, this dish is a comforting classic that comes together in no time.


Ingredients

  • 2 cans (5 oz each) tuna, drained
  • 12 oz egg noodles
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 tbsp melted butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine cooked noodles, tuna, cream of mushroom soup, milk, and peas.
  4. Transfer to a greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  5. Mix breadcrumbs with melted butter and sprinkle over the cheese.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, or until topping is golden and casserole is bubbling.

Notes

  • Add a crunchy topping with fried onions or crushed crackers.
  • Customize by adding mushrooms or swapping peas for other vegetables like corn or carrots.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 350
  • Sugar: 5 g
  • Sodium: 690 mg
  • Fat: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 33 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 22 g
  • Cholesterol: 50 mg

Keywords: tuna casserole, quick dinner, easy recipe, weeknight meal