My partner loves tuna casserole and requests it frequently. When he was a bachelor, his favorite meal to make was Tuna Helper. The real deal is much better ;-) I generally add 1T worchestershire sauce and 2t Coleman's mustard, as well as 1 cup of peas. I also saute the onions and celery; otherwise, they are a bit too crunchy for the otherwise creamy casserole. I like to put French's French Fried Onions on top. Yummy comfort food, thanks for sharing Tara!
Delicious! Sooo savory and creamy. I made sure to saute the onions, celery and mushrooms prior to baking. Also used solid white albacore with the big chunks of tuna to get a nice big bite of tuna. Excellent dish, will make again.
yummy and so easy
Loved it! It was a big hit with my family!
This is excellent! I've only had the tuna helper Tuna Casserole in the past. This recipe is so much more tastier! My hubby eat it all and there was no leftovers. I made the following changes because that's all I had on hand. I used whole wheat pasta, fat free mayo, fat free milk (instead of the evaporated milk), parmesan (instead of chedder), and fresh mushrooms (instead of canned). This was great! I will definately be making this on a regular basis! Thanks for posting this recipe!
This tuna casserole was so good that I really had to exercise some self control to pull myself away from it. My husband and son totally enjoyed it also. I used two cans of tuna (drained) and a little more evaporated milk and baked it at 325 for about 30 minutes, then upped the temp to 375 for about 10 more minutes. The celery and onions were not crunchy, which is good. When this dish is prepared next time, my oven temp should probably be at 350 the whole time. Before baking I did add some french fried onion rings (beside the extra cheese) to the top. Overall, this casserole is wonderful. Thank you, Tara!
Tara, thank you so much for sharing this recipe it was fantastic! My teenage children could not get enough of it (I will definitely have to double the recipe next time) and it is sure to be one of our Friday Lent favorites.
Oh this was wonderful! I've tried many versions of Tuna Casserole before and this is the best! Thank you Tara! It's a "keeper".
Great take on an old classic. I improvised quite a bit -- left the mayo out, used 1/2 cream of mushroom and 1/2 cream of celery rather than using chopped celery. Also used 1 tbls dried minced onions -- my kids are leery of any "chunks" in anything so it gave it great flavor but the "chunks" were hidden. Also left out the mushrooms.
Pretty good, but the kids hated it. They're pretty picky though. I followed the advice of all the other chefs and sauteed the onions and celery with some garlic.