Tuna-Noodle Casserole

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This came from a "Knudsens" cookbook, "Cooking or Compliments". An excellent tuna casserole.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a 3 quart casserole.
  3. Prepared butter breadcrumbs (melt 1 tablespoons butter in small skillet, stir in breadcrumbs and sauté until golden brown) Cook noodles or macaroni in lightly salted water according to package directions.
  4. Drain.
  5. Empty sour cream into a large bowl.
  6. Fold in noodles or macaroni.
  7. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a saucepan.
  8. Stir in flour, salt and pepper; cook until bubbly.
  9. Add soup and tarragon or basil.
  10. Cook, stirring until mixture thickens.
  11. Gradually add sauce to noodles and sour cream, folding continuously.
  12. Fold in pimiento and tuna.
  13. Pour into buttered casserole and sprinkle with buttered breadcrumbs.
  14. Bake about 20 minutes until piping hot.


Most Helpful

I made this recipe but replaced second can of tuna with 1/2 Cup shredded cheddar cheese and used 1 cup of bread crumbs lightly buttered for the topping. My family found it delicious. It will be my go to recipe for tuna noodle casserole. Delicious the second night as well.

maryellen_46 March 27, 2015

Sorry, followed recipe but this wasn't well received by family.

Dan in Raleigh, NC October 16, 2012

This was the best tuna noodle casserole we've had in a long time! I've made this several times since I first found it 8 months ago. The only changes we make is omitting the pimentos. Wisking the roux in with a dab of milk helps. Constantly wisking as you add in the liquid is my trick to keep it from clumping up. What a wonderful comfort food for a cold night. Thanks!

whatsachef? December 28, 2010

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