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Tuna 'n' Pea Casserole Recipe

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Turn to this recipe when you want a tuna casserole that's a little different—the horseradish adds extra flavor. This dish is a tried-and-true favorite in our family, and it never fails. —Jackie Smulski, Lyons, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked egg noodles
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cup: 505 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 1196mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 5g fiber), 24g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the soup, mayonnaise, milk, horseradish, dill and pepper. Stir in the peas, mushrooms, onion, pimientos and tuna.
  2. Drain noodles; stir into soup mixture. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Toss bread crumbs and butter; sprinkle over the top.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 40-45 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tuna 'n' Pea Casserole in Country Extra November 2007, p51

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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603linda User ID: 819056 256810
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2016

"Made this the other night and I thought it was great. Don't leave out the horseradish or dill because that is where the flavor comes from. The horseradish does not make it hot, only gives flavor. Will be making this again."

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sgerchy User ID: 2796453 254458
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2016

"mscarole39 - I always use low-salt tuna and find that it is a lot less fishy-tasting."

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pggbutler User ID: 2482506 254413
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2016

"I love this casserole. I have made it since my Girl Scout days 60 years ago (minus the horseradish & dill). We called it "Tuna Wiggle." It works just as well in my home oven as a Dutch oven on a campfire. A true comfort dish."

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dzz1qy User ID: 6636475 225866
Reviewed May. 4, 2015

"Very good"

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luigimon User ID: 1692040 214183
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2014

"My new go to for tuna casserole! Loved this, excellent flavor, though I did add some salt. Yum!"

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AWayOfLife User ID: 5990469 156088
Reviewed Oct. 18, 2014

"This is a great recipe for tuna casserole. The next time I make, I will saute the onions first before adding. I also added some cheddar cheese. I used fresh mushrooms. It was wonderful. I will make it many times."

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casitia User ID: 5724376 209349
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2014

"Joyce...re your question about other possible seasonings. I make a similar tuna casserole without the dill or horseradish. I add shredded cheddar cheese and use cream of celery soup instead of cream of mushroom. I also add 2 shakes of Tabasco which you will never notice, but it enhances other favors."

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JoyceVB User ID: 7887524 100564
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2014

"I followed the recipe except I omitted the horseradish because when I went to pick it up "hot" and "extremely hot" was on every bottle. And my stomach can't handle "hot" stuff. It came out bland. So I don't think I'll be making this again until I figure out what seasoning to add to add some taste. I did learn a new trick from this recipe though. bread crumbs and butter for a crispy topping. So it wasn't a total loss. Any cooks out there have any seasoning suggestions?"

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abreendre User ID: 1799143 157787
Reviewed Apr. 4, 2014

"What a difference the horseradish made. I'm glad I tried it. It's a keeper."

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SmittySmittySmitty User ID: 7613495 109206
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2014

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