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Easy Macaroni Tuna Casserole

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars
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"This dish is super easy. It is also a very hearty delicious bowl of comfort food. The guys in my house loved it. I loved this recipe but I used cream of mushroom soup and added the cheese into the casserole. I also melted butter and added bread crumbs to the top before baking, then sprinkle top lightly with dill seasoning. The resulting casserole was very creamy and flavorful."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 438
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 2-quart baking dish.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook elbow macaroni in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, 8 minutes. Drain and return macaroni to pot.
  3. Stir 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup milk, and powdered cheese from envelope into the cooked macaroni. Stir cream of mushroom soup, tuna, and 1/2 cup milk into the macaroni and cheese. Pour macaroni mixture into the prepared baking dish; top with Cheddar cheese and parsley.
  4. Mix bread crumbs, melted butter, and dill in a small bowl; sprinkle over Cheddar cheese layer.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and bread crumb topping is lightly browned, about 20 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 438 calories; 26.9 31.4 18.1 74 882 Full nutrition

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I added onion powder/garlic powder/hot sauce/squirt dijon mustard, an additional half cup of cheese and another can of tuna fish to the casserole mixture. I did not use the dill weed. GREAT pant...

Most helpful critical review

My family mostly liked this. My husband and I really liked the flavor (see my additions below). The kids (11 and 9), who don't like tuna casserole in general, didn't complain. Reviews were mixe...

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I added onion powder/garlic powder/hot sauce/squirt dijon mustard, an additional half cup of cheese and another can of tuna fish to the casserole mixture. I did not use the dill weed. GREAT pant...

LOVE this recipe. Super easy and filling. I left out the parsley and dill and added a small can of peas/carrotts...my family ate it up and asked for more!

This was so yummy!My family and I are big onions,garlic powder ,pepper and yellow,orange,green and red peppers lovers so I use them up whenever I can.By using them I only use small portions of e...

Once I made changes according to other reviewers' recommendations this became a 5. These are the changes: used two cans of tuna instead of just one, and added half a bag of lightly cooked froze...

My family mostly liked this. My husband and I really liked the flavor (see my additions below). The kids (11 and 9), who don't like tuna casserole in general, didn't complain. Reviews were mixe...

Excellent! I added another 1/2 box of Mac & Cheese that one of our kids had made that day, 1/2 can of chopped carrots, 1 can of chopped olives, 1/4 can of plump corn, onion powder, garlic salt,...

I loved this recipe; will make it again and again. I made a few changes. 1 sauteed 3/4 cups each of onions and celery i grape seed oil and added that to the mix. I also added 3/4 cup of froz...

Made this for hubby last night - He said it was fantastic! Added finely chopped onion, teaspoon of garlic and homemade Rye breadcrumbs on top. Cheap and easy meal :)

I followed this recipe exactly and it was so easy and tasty! I didn't give it full marks as it few two women with 1 man-sized leftover