Mom's Tuna Noodle Casserole. The Tuna Noodle Casserole was created to be a simple dinner that's quick and budget-friendly. Since its beginnings, tuna noodle casserole has become a very popular dinner recipe across the United States. The basic requirements for a tuna noodle casserole recipe include a can of tuna, a can of vegetables, a can of soup and a package of egg noodles.
This tuna noodle casserole is the best… it's my mom and grandma's recipe! A creamy, cheesy sauce coats egg noodles, dotted with green peas and flake tuna, topped with melty cheesy and buttery breadcrumbs. This classic recipe is rich and creamy, made from scratch but so quick and easy to throw together. You can cook Mom's Tuna Noodle Casserole using 9 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Mom's Tuna Noodle Casserole
- You need 1 of canned tuna.
- It’s 1 of cream of mushroom soup.
- Prepare 1 of pickle relish.
- It’s 1 of red bell pepper; julienne.
- Prepare 1 of green bell pepper; julienne.
- It’s 1 of celery; small dice.
- You need 1 of egg noodles.
- It’s 1 of mozzarella; shredded.
- You need 1 of cheddar; shredded.
In a medium sauce pan combine salt, mayo, soup, milk, and cheese; stirring until cheese has melted and mixture is smooth. Unless it was in this casserole, that is. Paired with some sweet green peas and tender egg noodles in a creamy sauce and a crispy-crunchy breadcrumb topping, tuna suddenly didn't seem so bad. In fact, it's the key component in an absolute comfort classic, and this recipe remains the best version of it I've ever had.
Mom's Tuna Noodle Casserole instructions
- Exact measures coming soon..
- Combine tuna, bell peppers, pickle relish, and soup in a large mixing bowl. Mix thoroughly..
- Spray a casserole dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread tuna mixture. Top with cheeses..
- Cover. Bake at 350° for approximately 50 minutes or until thermometer reaches 145°. Uncover during last ten minutes of cooking..
- Variations; Shallots, parsley, mustard, mayonnaise, tarragon, wine, fried onions.
If my Mom's Tuna Noodle Casserole isn't "Old School", I don't know what is! I've been sick for a few days, so "comfort food" and EASY were on the menu for one of our dinners. Mix bread crumbs with melted butter in bowl and sprinkle over tuna mixture. Mom's Tuna Casserole with chips is one of those classic dishes that was on every dinner table across the country back in the day, including ours. This fast meal graced our table most often during Lent (made with cream of mushroom soup instead of cream of chicken), but we begged Mom to make it at least monthly.