How many of your happy childhood memories include tuna casserole? This classic dish is a staple in American households, and it’s a favorite dish for millions across the country. If you close your eyes right now and think of the perfect tuna casserole, can you imagine the delicious aroma of the crunchy toppings and baking ingredients?
Tuna casserole is a dish that everyone knows, but very few know how to make it correctly. If you’ve ever tried to put this recipe together, and failed miserably – then this guide is for you. Fortunately, our talented chefs have a list of 15-recipes to help you create a tasty and terrific tuna casserole for your family.
The best part about whipping up a tuna casserole is the fact that it takes a few ingredients and minimal effort. Prep a tuna casserole during the evening for a convenient and delicious meal the following day.
1. Traditional Tuna Casserole
If you have to choose one recipe, we recommend our classic style of this dish. A creamy sauce loaded with shredded tuna, peas, sautéed onions, and cheesy topping crisped to perfection.
12-oz. Can Albacore tuna in water – drained.
12-oz. Egg noodles.
2-tablespoons grass-fed butter.
1-cup cheddar cheese – grated.
½-cup onion – diced.
2-cans cream of mushroom soup.
1/3-cup full-fat mayonnaise.
1/3-cup whole raw milk.
1/3-cup sour cream.
½-teaspoon crushed Himalayan pink salt.
½-teaspoon cracked black pepper.
1-cup snow peas.
1-cup crushed tortilla chips.
Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with grass-fed butter and set aside. Cook the egg noodles until about 3-minutes short of al dente. Drain and let steam dry.
Place a skillet over medium heat and melt the butter. Add the onions and sauté until golden brown. In a large mixing bowl, add the sour cream, mayonnaise, and mushroom soup with the milk and season with salt and pepper.
Add the onions for the skillet and mix well. Add the peas, tuna, and cheese – mix well. Fold in the noodles and mix until blended. Add the mixture to the baking dish, top with crushed chips and bake in the oven for 30-minutes.