Tuna Noodle Casserole

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This recipe is the real thing from scratch! It uses bread crumbs for a topping, but you can use crushed potato chips instead for more crunch. Enrich the recipe with 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese stirred in before baking.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 40 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. cooked pasta
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cans tuna, drained
  • ¾ cup frozen peas
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F and butter a 9" x 13" casserole dish or individual ramekins. Place pasta in the dish.
  • Over medium-high heat, sauté mushrooms in butter until softened, sprinkle with flour, and cook for a few minutes. Add milk, and cook until thickened. Stir in tuna and peas. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour mushroom sauce mixture over pasta and gently toss if necessary to distribute evenly.
  • Sprinkle bread crumbs over the top and bake for 20 minutes.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. cooked pasta
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 cans tuna, drained
  • ¾ cup frozen peas
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F and butter a 9" x 13" casserole dish or individual ramekins. Place pasta in the dish.
  • Over medium-high heat, sauté mushrooms in butter until softened, sprinkle with flour, and cook for a few minutes. Add milk, and cook until thickened. Stir in tuna and peas. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour mushroom sauce mixture over pasta and gently toss if necessary to distribute evenly.
  • Sprinkle bread crumbs over the top and bake for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories250
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium370mg
Total Carbohydrate25g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars6g
Protein19g