Tuna Casserole with Egg Noodles and Peas

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole is a CLASSIC dinner made from tuna, peas, onions, and noodles in a creamy sauce topped with a crunchy layer of breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese, ready in under 45 minutes!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword tuna noodle casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 304 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 celery stalk chopped
  • 2 cans condensed cream of mushroom soup 10.75 ounces
  • 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 3 cans tuna drained (15 ounce total)
  • 4 cups egg noodles cooked 1 minute shy of the directions
  • 32 Ritz crackers crushed into crumbs
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 4 tablespoons parmesan cheese
US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a frying pan add the canola oil on medium heat and cook the onion and celery for 2-3 minutes until the onions are translucent.

  3. Add the onion mixture to a large bowl with the mushroom soup, evaporated milk, and peas and toss well then carefully mix in the tuna and noodles.

  4. Pour into a baking dish then and bake for 20 minutes then in a small bowl mix the cracker crumbs, butter and cheese and sprinkle over the baking dish and bake for 10 more minutes.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Tuna Noodle Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 304 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 205mg 9%
Potassium 304mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 8g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 12%
Vitamin C 19.3%
Calcium 19.2%
Iron 8.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.