Tuna Casserole Recipe is an old fashioned recipe made with noodles, canned Albacore Tuna, mushrooms, peas, cream of chicken soup and Mozzarella cheese. Make in 30 minutes.
This dish, often referred to as Tuna Bake, is loved by most children.
In addition to being delicious and quick and easy to make, it also provides an abundance of health benefits.
Some of the essential nutrients in tuna are Omega-3, Omega-6, high-quality protein, potassium, niacin (vitamin B) and others.
For additional health benefits serve this dish with our Italian Salad Dressing Recipe including the suggested Tossed Salad on that page, or a fresh fruits salad for a vitamins and minerals rich meal.
2-3 quarts water
1 teaspoon salt
8 oz. uncooked noodles
1-12 oz. can Albacore Tuna, packed in oil* undrained
1-10 3/4 oz. can Cream Of Chicken soup
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup canned small green peas, drained
1/2 cup canned mushroom slices or pieces
1/4 cup drained pimentos (save some for garnish, if desired)
4 oz. grated mozzarella cheese**
*To substitute tuna packed in water, drain water and add 2 tablespoons melted butter.
**A delicious tasty cheese substitute is sliced Hickory Smoked Swiss Cheese.
Add salt and noodles to boiling water in saucepan and cook according to directions on package.
In another medium sized saucepan, stir together tuna, milk. chicken soup, mushrooms, and pimentos. Heat until piping hot.
When noodles are done, drain the water out. Layer 1/3 of noodles in bottom of a microwave safe 1 1/2 to 2 quart casserole dish. Pour on 1/3 of the hot tuna mixture. Add two more layer of each and top with cheese.
Microwave on high 3-3 1/2 minutes until cheese is melted. Let casserole cool a few minutes before removing from microwave.
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