Creamy Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe -
Creamy Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Creamy Tuna Noodle Casserole

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"Classic, comforting tuna noodle casserole with extra creamy sauce is ready to serve in 45 minutes."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins

    45 mins


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients in 1-1/2-qt. casserole; cover.
  3. Bake 20 min. Meanwhile, mix cracker crumbs and butter.
  4. Stir casserole; top with crumbs. Bake, uncovered, 5 min. or until topping is golden brown.
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  • Serving Suggestion: Serve this family favorite with a smart side such as a steamed vegetable to round out the meal.
  • Substitute: Prepare as directed, substituting 1 cup chopped cooked chicken for tuna.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 07, 2012

This is the recipe I was waiting for, no canned soups, brings out the tuna taste with a mild creamy flavor, very classic, I love this and can feel good about serving it, Thank you so much for this great recipe, Joyce

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 02, 2012

Honestly this is pretty flavorless. I don't know who reviewed it before me, but i was very disappointed. I would not recommend this to anyone.


21 Ratings

Mar 06, 2012

This is the best tuna casserole I have ever made, the cooking cream is def a good idea instead of the cream on mushroom soup that I have always used, however instead of using Ritz crackers I used Lays potatoe chips crumbled. Also a great side is broccoli and home made cheese sauce

Mar 17, 2012

This was super good. Beware - this makes a vat of tuna casserole! After 5 large helpings between my husband and I, we still had enough left over to feed the neighbors - All of them. Not that I did, I'm just sayin'. I will make half the recipe next time and full recipe for pot lucks. CHANGES: I used about 15 Ritz crackers and I added cheese under the cracker/butter combo. Super Yum- Thanks!

Mar 15, 2012

I just the recipe would say to not drain the the noodles as after doing so the casserole was a little dry. The recipe was still great and taste good.

Mar 02, 2012

I have now prepared this twice. My whole family loves it, and it takes about five minutes to put together. However, instead of using the original Philadelphia creme, I use the savory garlic one. Just adds a little extra flavor.

Jul 10, 2012

Yum! I used whole grain egg noodles and 1/3rd Less Fat Garlic Philly Creme. I added fresh chopped parsley and topped it with 2 TBS of whole wheat seasoned breadcrumbs mixed with 2 TBS of grated parmesan cheese instead of the Ritz/butter topping. Also, I was worried about the other comments about it being dry, so just to be sure, I added about 1/4 cup of the pasta cooking water. I did add some salt to the pasta mixture before putting it in a greased 8 x 8 pan. It came out really well! And the hardest part was boiling the noodles. I am going to experiment more with the Philly Creme. It's so yummy and convenient!

Feb 28, 2012

This is a great option but less creamy. Tastes great.


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  • Calories
  • 350 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 27.2 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 15.1 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 2.9 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 25.7 g
  • 51%
  • Sodium
  • 614 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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