Best Tuna Casserole

This is what we think is the best tuna casserole. It is simple, quick and the kids love it. So if you are looking for directions on how to make tuna casserole here is your recipe and check out a healthy version also.
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Tuna Casserole Recipes

tuna casserole recipes Ingredients:
  • 8 oz. noodles of choice-we like seashells
  • 1 can healthy request cream mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 Tablespoons-4 oz. cream cheese
  • 2 cans tuna or less if you desire
  • 1 small pkg. frozen peas
  • Pepper
Cook noodles, drain and place in baking dish. Sprinkle top of noodles with peas. The hot noodles will unthaw the peas quickly but you can add the peas several minutes before the noodles are done cooking and drain peas and noodles together. In mixing bowl, add cream of mushroom soup, yogurt, cream cheese and tuna. Stir until well blended.  Season with pepper and stir into noodles. Serve immediately.

Healthy Tuna Casserole

If you want a healthy version of tuna casserole, omit the cream of mushroom soup and add the following:

  • 1 Cup cottage cheese
  • 1/4 Cup low fat mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
Mix these three ingredients and stir into cooked noodles. If your kids are like mine and they don't like the cottage cheese curds puree in blender before adding to the noodles.

blue checkAlso for a healthy version of tuna casserole use whole wheat penne or other shape noodles.

Quick Tuna Casserole

  • 8 ounces of rotini pasta
  • 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup
  • 12 ounces of white albacore tuna in water
  • 3 cups of shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup of bread crumbs
Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Prepare pasta according to the box directions. While it's boiling, mix together the soup, tuna, and 2 cups of cheese. Drain pasta and pour into a 9" x 13" baking dish. Add the tuna mixture and blend with the pasta. Cover with the rest of the cheese and top with the breadcrumbs. Slide into the oven and bake for 20 minutes. Serve with buttery crackers.

Variations on the Tuna Casserole

No Bake Tuna Pasta Salad

  • Spoon or two of mayo
  • can tuna, drained
  • Small handful of sweet corn
  • pasta shells, cooked
  • cooked broccoli
Mix all ingredients together.
tuan salad

Tuna Noodle Casserole from Scratch

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