Tuna Noodle Casserole With Mushrooms

Tuna casserole

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  • Total: 45 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 35 mins
  • Yield: 1 Casserole (4 Servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
938 Calories
43g Fat
100g Carbs
35g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 Casserole (4 Servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 938
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43g 56%
Saturated Fat 13g 66%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 1626mg 71%
Total Carbohydrate 100g 36%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Protein 35g
Calcium 304mg 23%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This tuna noodle casserole is classic comfort food. Adding a little mayonnaise in the sauce flavors this version, along with some chopped pimiento and mushrooms.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter (divided)
  • 1 (7-ounce) can tuna (undrained, flaked)
  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms (drained)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (or 1 teaspoon dried parsley)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pimiento
  • 8 ounces noodles (cooked and drained)
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F (180 C/Gas 4). Butter a 2-quart baking dish.

  2. In a large skillet or saute pan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter; saute the onion and celery until the onion is translucent. Stir in tuna, soup, mayonnaise, milk, mushrooms, parsley, and pimiento.

  3. In the prepared casserole, combine the hot cooked noodles and the tuna mixture.

  4. Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and toss with the bread crumbs.

  5. Top the casserole with the buttered bread crumbs.

  6. Bake the casserole for 25 to 30 minutes, or until the topping is lightly browned and the filling is hot and bubbling around the edges.

Recipe Variation

  • If you like peas in your tuna casserole, add about 1 cup of frozen thawed peas to the mixture.