This easy tuna casserole recipe is amazingly tasty and won’t take you long before you can have it in the oven.

Easy Tuna Casserole

This casserole is a fantastic recipe for when you need to cook for a crowd but don’t have a massive amount of time on your hands.

You also only need a few ingredients for this meal making it great if you don’t a huge amount of money or ingredients available.

If you’re thinking of what else to have with this dish, then I  love having this recipe with a side of garlic bread.

The leftovers also make for great lunches as it heats up well. If you’re after a great tasting easy lunch, then this delicious casserole is perfect.

Tuna Pasta Bake

As always we have a fantastic video you can check out below that goes into everything you need to know about getting this amazing tuna casserole done.

Easy Tuna Casserole Recipe

Prep time
10 Minutes
Cook time
25 Minutes
Total time
35 Minutes
Serves
4-6

Ingredients

  • 420g (15 oz) can tuna
  • 420g (15 oz) cream of chicken soup
  • 420g (15 oz) cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 cup peas
  • 4 cups of cooked pasta (Macaroni or spiral)

Instructions

  1. Preheat an oven to 180°C (350 °F)
  2. In a large baking dish combine the tuna, cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, cooked pasta and the peas.
  3. Top with the shredded cheese.
  4. Bake for about 25 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and the pasta mixture is hot.
  5. Serve & Enjoy.

Cooking Tips

  • If you prefer for this easy tuna casserole to be a little less crunchy, then just cover with aluminum foil before placing in the oven. If you want the topping to brown a little, then remove the foil 10 minutes before removing from the oven.
  • On the flip-side, if you love a crunchy top, simply mix 1 cup of breadcrumbs, 2 Tbsp. butter and the cheese from the recipe in a bowl. Once done add this to the top before placing it in the oven. Other variations for a crunchy top include crushed potato chips, fried onions & crushed corn flakes.
  • A favorite variation on this recipe is to use egg noodles instead of pasta. This choice usually comes down to preference. Personally, I prefer the pasta over the noodles.
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Nutritional Information

If you’re wondering what the nutritional information is for this casserole, then you can find it right below. As I always mention, this information is just an estimate so keep this in mind when deciding on whether or not this dish is ok for you.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 326g (11.5 oz)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 461 Calories from Fat 157.5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.5g 27%
Saturated Fat 6.7g 34%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 47mg 16%
Sodium 909mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 41.5g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%
Sugars 2.9g
Protein 32.8g 66%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

I also like adding some corn kernels to the recipe from time to time. I typically half the amount of peas and add ½ a cup of corn kernels.

If you’re looking for similar casserole recipes, then be sure to check out the pepperoni pizza casserole. This recipe is indeed a hit with the kids as it mixes everyone’s favorite pizza with pasta.

An easy chicken casserole is yet another great dish for anyone who is not a fan of tuna. Again you can whip this one up in no time and have it cooking.

The lazy lasagna is also a great dish if you need to cook for a few people but can’t be bothered spending all day cooking. It’s super easy to whip together quickly and tastes amazing.

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