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Classic Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

This is a healthy classic tuna noodle casserole recipe that tastes wonderful. With a little prep, you can create a wholesome, comforting meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: How to Make Tuna Noodle Casserole, tuna noodle casserole, Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 435kcal
Author: Luna Regina


Cream of Mushroom

  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 0.5 oz unsalted butter
  • 2 oz onions
  • 3 tbsp garlic
  • 6 oz brown mushrooms
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/6 cup white wine
  • 1 1/2 cup unsalted chicken broth
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream


  • 5 oz dry egg noodles
  • 4 oz frozen peas thawed
  • 6 oz unsalted light tuna
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 tsp brown gravy mix
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup parsley

Crumbly Topping

  • 2 tbsp breadcrumbs
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter melted


  • Add oil to a pot, and melt butter in it over low heat. Stir in onions and garlic, and cook for about 2 minutes.
    Cook onions and garlic in oil and butter
  • Add mushrooms and stir for another 4 minutes on medium heat. Add flour and stir for another minute. If it’s too dry, add about 1-2 tbsps of the chicken stock to avoid burning.
    Add mushrooms and cook. Stir in flour quickly.
  • Add wine, stock, thyme, salt, and pepper. Simmer for 11 minutes over medium heat.
    Add wine, stock, thyme, salt and pepper.
  • Add cream and turn off the stove. Stir well.
    Add cream and turn off the stove.
  • Preheat the oven to 450°F.
    preheat the oven
  • Bring a pot of water to boil and cook egg noodles for 2 minutes. Drain.
    Cook the egg noodles and drain.
  • In a large baking dish, combine cooked noodles, tuna, peas, milk, gravy mix, pepper, parsley and the homemade cream of mushroom soup.
    Mix noodles, tuna, peas, milk, gravy mix, pepper, cream of mushroom in the baking dish.
  • Mix bread crumbs and melted butter in a small bowl until lumps form. Sprinkle the mixture on top of the casserole.
    Mix breadcrumbs and butter to make the topping. Sprinkle on top of the casserole.
  • Put the casserole on a baking tray and bake it in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, you can make the salad and blend the smoothie.
  • Serve.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 287mg | Potassium: 547mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 946IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 92mg | Iron: 2mg