Perfect Tuna Casserole

Perfect Tuna Casserole


"Tuna casserole is a classic dish. This version is made using macaroni as the noodles and topped with crispy French-fried onions."


45 m servings 736 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 736 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 43.7 g
  • 67%
  • Carbs:
  • 47.6g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 34.9 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 1228 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add macaroni pasta and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a large bowl, stir together the tuna, cream of mushroom soup, cheese and peas. Season with dill and pepper then add the drained macaroni and stir to coat. Transfer to a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  3. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, or until heated through. Sprinkle the French-fried onions on top and return to the oven for 5 minutes or until lightly toasted.
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  1. 15 Ratings


This was good, but I really felt that it needed some milk added to make it creamier. I think 1/2 cup would have made this just about perfect, because it does have a great flavor. Thanks for th...

I added a bit of celery seed and garlic powder to this recipe, and I have to say that it turned out to be the best tuna casserole I ever ate, or at least the only one I ever ate enough of to tal...

This was indeed the perfect tuna casserole!!! I added a couple of stalks of chopped celery & a bit more peas & I also added some chopped roasted added great flavor & I highly recomme...

This might be the best tuna noodle casserole I have ever eaten....and that is saying a lot! Based on what I had on hand, I used cream of celery soup instead of COM, and I also added about 3/4C ...

This was great. I followed the instructions exactly and it turned out perfect. Nice quick comfort dinner. The french fried onions definately added a lot to flavor and I also didn't cook the nood...

This is really good! My old recipe is good but not like this one. The dill weed and french fried onions give it lots of flavour. I would not change a thing. Thanks Pam

we swapped out the tuna/peas for turkey & broccoli (post holiday left overs) & the dill was what we raved about for days!! what a great recipe!

My kids loved this. I thought the dill would be too much but it really wasn't. I used corkscrew pasta and it was great!

This is EXACTLY what a tuna casserole should be - My husband, who "doesn't like tuna casserole," had seconds AND thirds of this one! An easy, quick meal - I already had all the ingredients, so n...