This was a favorite in my home growing up and now it's a favorite of my family as well. I double the recipe these days for my husband and three children. For a change of pace I add canned chopped green chilies and 1/8 teaspoon cayenne, use pasta shells or spirals, or top the casserole with sliced American or cheddar cheese instead of breadcrumbs.

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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil; place noodles in water and bring to boil again. Cook until al dente; drain well.

  • While noodles are cooking saute in a medium size saucepan vegetable oil, onion, green and red bell peppers. Saute until tender.

  • Pour soup, tuna, milk, salt and black pepper into the saucepan. Mix well over medium-low heat.

  • Fold the noodles into the saucepan.

  • Pour entire mixture into a 2 quart casserole. Sprinkle bread crumbs over the mixture. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until the top is crisp and golden brown.

Partner Tip

Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

372.9 calories; 16.7 g protein; 49.4 g carbohydrates; 66.2 mg cholesterol; 600.4 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2003
Made this last night with a few changes. I used peas instead of green peppers, added 2 beaten eggs, 1/3 cup milk instead of 1/2, about 8 oz tuna instead of 6 oz., and I used "No-Yolks" noodles. I topped it with a little shredded sharp cheddar and three-cheese style bread crumbs. It was very tasty and I'll definitely make it again, except next time I'll add some plain, fat-free yogurt or sour cream to make it a little more saucy. My 3-yo literally gobbled it up. Thanks! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
09/10/2007
Rather plain and boring. However it makes a pretty good base to add other ingredients. However I think I'll keep searching for a better tuna casserole recipe. Read More
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143 Ratings
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  • 4 star values: 55
  • 3 star values: 31
  • 2 star values: 10
  • 1 star values: 7
Rating: 4 stars
10/30/2003
Made this last night with a few changes. I used peas instead of green peppers, added 2 beaten eggs, 1/3 cup milk instead of 1/2, about 8 oz tuna instead of 6 oz., and I used "No-Yolks" noodles. I topped it with a little shredded sharp cheddar and three-cheese style bread crumbs. It was very tasty and I'll definitely make it again, except next time I'll add some plain, fat-free yogurt or sour cream to make it a little more saucy. My 3-yo literally gobbled it up. Thanks! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/12/2007
Very good!! Easy recipie! I added 1/2c milk and 1/4c sourcream so it wasnt so dry and 1/4tsp cayanne for a lil kick and it came out great!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/21/2003
I really liked this one! A little on the dry side, so will put in 2 cans of soup next time. I also used the "fried" onions and pimento instead of cooking the onion and peppers. I put sliced american cheese on top and the bread crumbs. YUMMY! So fast and easy to fix. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/14/2006
Very good! I used 1 10oz can of chicken instead of tuna and added green peas and diced carrots. I used a can of cheddar broccoli soup, 1/2 cup milk, a few shakes of garlic powder and 2 tbls of reduced fat mayo. Not really the recipe but I did use it as my base. No regrets! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/09/2002
This recipe is easy to adapt to your time schedule. I didn't have time to saute so I used dried onions instead of fresh and skipped the peppers added a couple dashes of tabasco to make up for the peppers and a dash of Worcester sauce. I substituted Mrs Dash for the salt and it added a nice kick. Since I didn't saute it saved about 20 minutes prep. We were eating in about 30 minutes from when I started. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
09/23/2008
Very good! I used a can of broccoli cheese soup about a cup of sour cream and a hand full of cheese with the mix. Then when after I put everything in the pan I filled it with milk! Very moist and yummy! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/12/2003
Very yummy - a little on the dry side next time I will use more soup. Great dish to prepare ahead of time and just pop it in the oven after a busy day at work. I added fresh jalapenos to the mix and it was even better the next day!! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
09/10/2007
Rather plain and boring. However it makes a pretty good base to add other ingredients. However I think I'll keep searching for a better tuna casserole recipe. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
05/04/2003
This recipe was easy to make but just "okay" according to my family. I thought my kids would love it but they weren't too crazy about it. It was a little too dry I would either cut down on the amount of pasta or add a little extra cheese to combat that. Read More
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