Cheese Lover's Tuna Casserole

Cheese Lover's Tuna Casserole


"This is a very simple and quick recipe that I make when we have a lot of company or need dinner quickly. Everyone who has it loves it. Crush the croutons to add more of a crust to the dish."


30 m servings 525 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 525 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 30.6 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 37.3 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 97 mg
  • 32%
  • Sodium:
  • 951 mg
  • 38%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain. Meanwhile, in a 9x13 inch baking dish, combine soup, tuna and 1/2 of the cheese; mix well.
  3. Add pasta to baking dish and mix together. Add remaining cheese to the top of the mixture, then add croutons. Cover dish and bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted; serve.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 162 Ratings


If I hadn't added about a cup or so of milk, this tuna casserole would have been really dry. I sauteed half of an onion, a couple LARGE handfuls of matchstick carrots and garlic in EVOO and butt...

I changed so much that I probably shouldn't rate this recipe, but it was delicious so I had to. I have made tuna casserole once before from a different recipe, but didn't care for it. When I saw...

This recipe turned out well with a couple of additions... I added about a 1/4 cup chives chopped finely, a small container sour cream, and two cloves crushed garlic. I mixed those with the cream...

Loved this! Threw it together while my daughter was at piano lessons, and it was done when she got home. I added about 1/2-1 teaspoon curry powder and 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder to the tuna mi...

Even though I am a cheese lover, this casserole has too much of it. I could have just eaten a block of cheese! Next time I would cut the amount of cheese in half, grate it instead of cubing, and...

I am a beginner cook, and was THRILLED with this recipe! Not only was it simple to make, everyone I shared it with had seconds, thirds, FOURTHS!! I changed a few things though. I only used half ...

This is a great recipes that is very filling. I love cheese so I left in the one pound but have found it easier to work with when it is shredded (more convienent to as you can buy cheese alread...

This was a descent recipe. I had to increase the amount of macaroni, It did not seem like enough. I cut the cheese in half and used french fried onions instead of croutons.

like other reviewers, I reduced the cheese to one cup, and I also used crumbled ritz crackers, rather than crutons. Overall, it tastes good and is very easy to make.