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Tuna Mac and Cheese Bake Recipe
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Tuna Mac and Cheese Bake Recipe

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You can toss your other tuna casserole recipes, 'cause this one's the ultimate! You'll love the ease of this tasty dish. —Bonnie Hord, Lee's Summit, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (7-1/4 ounces) macaroni and cheese dinner mix
  • 1 can (12 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1-1/3 cups 2% milk
  • 2 packages (9 ounces each) frozen peas and pearl onions
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained
  • 1 can (2.8 ounces) French-fried onions, divided

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 359 calories, 15g fat (7g saturated fat), 37mg cholesterol, 976mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

Directions

  1. Prepare macaroni and cheese according to package directions. Stir in the tuna, soup, milk, peas, mushrooms and half of the fried onions.
  2. Place in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining fried onions; bake 5 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Tuna Mac and Cheese Bake in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p59


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Juptr2 User ID: 7341496 233860
Reviewed Oct. 2, 2015

"This was really, really good! I omitted the frozen peas and threw just some pearl onions. I'll definitely make this again!"

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skymom747 User ID: 1717371 180235
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2011

"Fantastic recipe!! We can't get enough of it."

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corey614 User ID: 5853767 179304
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2011

"I love this dish! It take tuna casserole to a whole new level! Bravo!!"

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talpos21 User ID: 1444246 112268
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2011

"awsome! made it several times already since I got the recipe"

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tallteach User ID: 4957127 111350
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2010

"I thought this was surprisingly good...and soo easy. I made mine with turkey ham and left out the peas because I know my family preferences. The french onions give it a unique flavor. You'd never guess it started with a box of mac and cheese!"

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jetrek User ID: 2155566 143367
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2010

"Very good. A few cracks of pepper and even better!"

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jdaclc04 User ID: 1301509 182952
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2010

"My husband loved it.I wasn't too crazy about the amount of peas it had in it. I will try a different veggie the next time I make it."

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dingerbo User ID: 4904933 180232
Reviewed Aug. 19, 2010

"We loved this one... instead of tuna, we added chicken and used cheddar french fried onions! Yummy!"

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