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Tuna Casserole in a rectangular cooking dish with a wooden spoon in it.
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Tuna Casserole

This cheesy Tuna Casserole has a made-from-scratch sauce and a crunchy parmesan topping that puts this classic recipe over the top. Your family will love this version!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 721kcal


  • 12 ounces egg noodles
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 white onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 2 6 ounce cans solid white albacore tuna
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 teaspoons olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and lightly grease a 9x13 pan. Cook the egg noodles according to the package directions. Drain and add pasta to prepared pan.
  • Meanwhile, melt butter in a medium-sized saucepan over medium heat. Add in onion and saute 5 to 7 minutes, until softened. Stir in garlic and flour and cook 1 minute. Slowly pour in chicken broth and milk and bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.
  • Once mixture has thickened, stir in peas, and tuna. Pour over pasta in the 9x13 pan. Add in cheddar cheese and toss to coat.
  • In a small bowl, use a fork to mix together bread crumbs, parmesan, and olive oil. Sprinkle over the pasta.
  • Bake in the preheated oven, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes, until bread crumbs are lightly browned. Serve hot.



Calories: 721kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 149mg | Sodium: 957mg | Potassium: 628mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1080IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 440mg | Iron: 3.8mg