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Golden Tuna Casserole

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"Mushrooms, green peppers and onion are added to boxed macaroni and cheese in this comforting take on the classic tuna bake. 'It is a delicious, hearty and quick-to-fix dinner,' writes Helen Suter from Golconda, Illinois. 'I serve it with a tossed salad and hot rolls.'"
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45 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Set aside the cheese sauce packet. In a saucepan, cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and set aside. In the same pan, saute onion and green pepper in butter. Return macaroni to the pan. Add milk and contents of cheese sauce packet; stir until smooth. Stir in the soup, tuna, mushrooms and pimientos.
  2. Pour into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly.


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Great Flavor!! I only altered this recipe a bit. I had no cream of celery soup so i ended up putting celery in with the onions and green peppers and used cream of mushroom soup instead where i ...

Fantastic recipe! Made as written except left out the mushrooms. Even the kiddos ate this one.

Good stuff. Perfect for a really quick, cheap, yet filling meal. I omitted the onions, added a clove of garlic instead. I was out of green pepper, so I threw in some frozen peas for color. I als...

I just loved this casserole!! I'm not fond of green peppers, and I didn't have any mushrooms on hand so I reduced the water a bit and added a 1/4 cup of mild giardinera. It was out of this worl...

I've never made or tasted tuna casserole before, but I decided to make this and share it with my coworkers. Everyone complimented me on how great it tasted. I thought it tasted good, but not gre...

This is really really good. I've been looking for a recipe that was different from Chicken Noodle version and this is the one I am hanging on to. I think this could easily be made with a canned ...

oh yeah- and i added crushed whole wheat ritz crackers on top.

I have been making this for a few years now and I think it's very kid friendly. My husband and I like it too. Although I prefer my original recipe that doesn't call for mac and cheese. It's very...

Changed recipe a little,No mushrooms or pimento.Crushed potato chips on top and put extra cheddar cheese and pinch of garlic salt Chopped celery..No leftovers. Very good!