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Old-Fashioned Tuna Casserole

Tuna casserole that's a blast from the past
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Dinner, Main, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: foods from the 1950s, mid-century recipes, tuna casserole
Servings: 4
Calories: 961kcal


  • 12 oz egg noodles 1 package
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 10 oz tuna, drained 2 5-ounce cans
  • 21.5 oz condensed cream of mushroom soup 2 standard cans
  • 4.5 oz sliced mushrooms small can
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 30 butter crackers like Ritz crushed


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Lightly spray a 13 x 9-inch baking dish or 3-quart casserole with cooking spray.
  • Mix crushed crackers with melted butter in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Cook noodles per package directions until al dente; drain and place in a large bowl.
  • Mix in the onion, shredded cheese, peas, tuna, soup and mushrooms. Mix well and turn into prepared pan. Top with crumbs
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown and casserole is bubbling around the sides.
  • Serves 6-8


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 961kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 52g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 194mg | Sodium: 1928mg | Potassium: 816mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1291IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 506mg | Iron: 6mg