Recipe By Jennie Ridgeway
Published Oct 23rd
Prep 5m Cook 25m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 5 to 7 servings Calories 662.2

Quick and Easy Tuna Casserole is perfect for the busy mom!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (12 ounce) package egg noodles
  • 2 cups frozen green peas
  • 2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 10 slices American processed cheese
  • ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add noodles and frozen peas. Cook until noodles are al dente, drain well. Return noodles and peas to the pot.
  2. 2 Mix soup, tuna fish, onions, processed cheese and pepper into the pot. Stir constantly until all of the ingredients are well mixed and the cheese has melted. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 662.2
  • Carbohydrate 71.8 g
  • Cholesterol 111.6 mg
  • Fat 24.2 g
  • Fiber 5.1 g
  • Protein 38.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 12 g
  • Sodium 1828.1 mg
  • Sugar 9.9 g


  1. It is near grocery day and I was looking for a quick and economical dish with what I had in the house. I halved the recipe, and it fit nicely in a medium sauce pot. But, there is something I do not understand about this recipe. HOW CAN ONIONS COOK IN 2 MINUTES? When I - Read more ...
  2. I'm very shocked at how much my family enjoyed this! I chose this recipe because even though I generally do not like casseroles, my husband and daughter enjoy them and I had these ingredients on hand. I made a few minor changes and it was fantastic, my husband ate 4 plate fulls and wants what - Read more ...
  3. I used ingredients I had on hand: 1 cream of mushroom and 1 cream of celery canned peas rigatoni pasta and 1 cup shredded cheddar along with remaining listed ingredients. It was still pretty good but could have used some celery salt garlic powder and a pinch of ground mustard.
  4. My roommates all have midterms so I wanted to give them a little taste of home. So I gave this one a try because it looked good and didnt take a long time to cook. I substituted Jack cheese for american, and added sauteed mushrooms and garlic to the onions. I also sprinkled some garlic - Read more ...
  5. It really is quick and easy, but I added about a cup of milk and it was much better. Without the milk it was a little too "stuck together". Tasty!
  6. Bacon and the Holy Trinity were my additions to the great simple meal. My hubby is not a huge fan of tuna, so I jazz it up a bit to make him happy. Four slices of smoked slab bacon crumbled in and added with the all white tuna (less fishy he says). I drained but - Read more ...
  7. My husband had two helpings and said to give it five stars! Used half the pkg of pasta and while the pasta was cooking I sauteed chopped onions broccoli canned mushrooms and diced ham in olive oil with a little pepper and garlic salt in a pan. Then stirred in one can tuna (didn't drain) - Read more ...
  8. You will never use Tuna Helper again after trying this recipe! I thought it was actually easier than Tuna Helper and the end result was fantastic. I used less peas (personal preference) and I sauteed the onion first so it wouldn't be crunchy. I also topped it with cheese and seasoned bread crumbs and put - Read more ...
  9. Awesome, we'll never buy tuna helper again!! :) I adjusted the recipe as follows to make less and account for our tastes: 1/2 package noodles, 1/2 can peas, 1 can cream of cheddar soup, 1 can tuna, 1/2 onion chopped and sauteed in olive oil first, 5 slices american cheese. I also heated the soup, - Read more ...

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