Grandmother's Tuna Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by MessyChef

This comfort food is hard to stop eating this and the leftovers won't last long.

Top Review by Errrrin

Pretty good! I was drawn to it by the fact that it was made with cottage cheese instead of a cream soup... and it's healthy. Used brown rice pasta (gluten free). I may add a little seasoning salt next time but it was pretty close to perfect in my opinion. Will make it again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook macaroni in lightly salted boiling water about 5-7 minute or until macaroni is aldente.
  3. While macaroni is cooking, beat egg with salt, mustard in pepper in a medium bowl. Stir in cottage cheese, sour cream, milk and 1/2 of cheddar cheese. Save remaining cheese to sprinkle on top. Refrigerate.
  4. Drain macaroni well and rinse with hot water. Place into 2 quart casserole and keep warm.
  5. Stir egg mixture into cooked macaroni. Break tuna into chunks, carefully stir tuna into macaroni mixture. Sprinkle cheese on top. Cover with foil.
  6. Bake in preheated oven 45 minute Remove cover and bake 10 minute longer or until lightly browned. Serve hot in casserole or spoon onto 6 plates.
  7. This recipe is good doubled and can be frozen and re-heated in the microwave!

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