Family Tuna Casserole Recipe

Recipes.net Team
Recipes.net Team Published March 20, 2020

Canned tuna becomes a satisfying meal for the whole family with this recipe.

 

How To Make Family Tuna Casserole

  • 7 oz tuna (canned, drained)
  • 8 oz elbow macaroni
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp onion (finely chopped )
  • 2 tbsp green bell pepper (finely chopped )
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt (or seasoned salt)
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup peas (frozen, thawed)
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • soft bread crumbs (buttered)
  1. Cook macaroni until tender, drain and rinse.

  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven; add chopped onions and bell pepper and sauté over low heat for about 3 minutes.

  3. Add flour, salt and pepper; stir until smooth and bubbly. Add milk and mushroom soup and stir over low heat until smooth and thickened.

  4. Add cooked macaroni, flaked tuna, peas and half of the cheese to sauce mixture, stirring constantly. Pour mixture into 2-quart buttered casserole; top with remaining cheese then buttered bread crumbs.

  5. Bake at 350° for 30 to 40 minutes, or until nicely browned.

How To Make Family Tuna Casserole

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Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 50 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 7 oz tuna, canned, drained
  • 8 oz elbow macaroni
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 3 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt , or seasoned salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup peas, frozen, thawed
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • soft bread crumbs, buttered

Instructions

  1. Cook macaroni until tender, drain and rinse.

  2. Melt butter in a large saucepan or Dutch oven; add chopped onions and bell pepper and sauté over low heat for about 3 minutes.

  3. Add flour, salt and pepper; stir until smooth and bubbly. Add milk and mushroom soup and stir over low heat until smooth and thickened.

  4. Add cooked macaroni, flaked tuna, peas and half of the cheese to sauce mixture, stirring constantly. Pour mixture into 2-quart buttered casserole; top with remaining cheese then buttered bread crumbs.

  5. Bake at 350° for 30 to 40 minutes, or until nicely browned.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 203mg
  • Calories: 389kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Cholesterol: 38mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 316mg
  • Protein: 21g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Sodium: 958mg
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Vitamin A: 711IU
  • Vitamin C: 8mg
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