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Fern's Tuna Casserole Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Fern's Tuna Casserole

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"Nothing fancy here, but really great comfort food from my husband's Grandma. Good old tuna casserole with potato chips on top."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    40 mins
  • READY IN

    55 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook egg noodles in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until cooked through but firm to the bite, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Combine mushroom soup, milk, and tuna in a saucepan over medium heat; cook until well blended and warmed through, about 5 minutes. Pour mixture into a 9x13-inch baking dish; add noodles and mix well. Top noodles with cheese food and sprinkle potato chips over cheese.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until casserole is bubbling, 30 to 45 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 02, 2013

It was great, thanks for giving me a place to start! I did make some modifications: * Whole Wheat Rotini instead of egg noodles * 2 cans of tuna * Chopped onion * Chopped garlic * Shredded cheddar cheese (just kept going til I had a nice, thick layer) * Bread crumbs instead of crisps * Fish Marsala spice mix Served with a side of broccoli and Carlsberg Elephant beer. My first Tuna Casserole!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 12, 2014

It was ok. I don't think I'll be making this one again....

 
May 11, 2014

This is a great base recipe. I skip the milk and potato chips. Not necessary. I use shredded mild cheddar to top with instead of velveeta. I add thawed frozen peas into the mix and voila!! Just like Mom used to make.

 
Dec 17, 2013

This was so easy and good. My husband loved it too. I didn't have Cream of Mushroom soup so I substituted a can of New England Clam Chowder. For the topping I used shredded cheddar and crushed Sea Salt & Pepper chips. Yum!

 
Nov 18, 2013

I tweaked this a bit, added in a can Cream of Celery Soup with the Mushroom soup, and some frozen peas...topped it with some crispy chow mein noodles!

 
Oct 08, 2013

I added 1/4 cup of onions, increased the cheese to 3 slices and used a 9x9 baking dish. It was awesome! Just like I remember having when mom used to make it. I'm saving this recipe for sure.

 
May 15, 2014

I was looking for a recipe that tasted like my Mom's. This is it; delicious and easy to make. Only changes were to add an additional can of condensed cream of celery soup, a cup of chopped onions and a cup of frozen peas.

 
May 06, 2014

Loved it! Doubled everything. Didn't have any cream of mushroom soup looked up recipe here for base cream soup (Easy - flour, broth, milk salt n pepper) added onions, used shredded cheese and ruffles chips. The chips made it extra yummy! Hubby and picky kids all had seconds :)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 347 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 32.9 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 14.6 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 1.3 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 20.6 g
  • 41%
  • Sodium
  • 765 mg
  • 31%

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

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