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Vegetable Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

"Our sons really like this quick casserole because it tastes special," says Florence Munger of Malone, New York. The creamy main dish is easy to assemble with pantry items such as canned tuna, egg noodles, cream soup and pimientos.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


  • 3 cups uncooked egg noodles
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can (12 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute the celery, onion and green pepper in oil until tender; set aside. In a saucepan, combine the soup, cheese and milk. Cook and stir over low heat until cheese is melted.
  • 2. Drain noodles; place in a large bowl. Add the celery mixture, soup mixture, tuna, mayonnaise, pimientos and salt. Pour into a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 435 calories, 27g fat (8g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 1001mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 24g protein.

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debs951 User ID: 4246813 245323
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2016

"Family loved it!!"

germanycook User ID: 6411056 102298
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2012

"This was SO good! Usually tuna bakes are abit boring but this had tons of flavour and was really creamy. I used 2-1/2 cups of noodles, added some dill and lemon juice, and it was beautiful. Definitely making this again!"

Lane D User ID: 3000876 90127
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

"We love this recipe! I add 1 cup of frozen peas, leave out the pimentos and bake in a 9x11 pan."

jskinforte User ID: 3646694 90461
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2010

"My 3 sons like this recipe very much. It's filling and rich. I usually double it."

suwest User ID: 4738021 137257
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"I've been making this casserole for quite some time now and don't even bother to make any other tuna casserole as this one is the best. I sprinkle on some cheddar cheese at the end of baking time."

wisehouse User ID: 3349211 102280
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2009

"Tuna casserole is a fav in our house! I added a few ingredients requested by my son, 1 1/2 TBSP dried dill, 1 TBSP lemon juice, and 3 crushed garlic cloves. I was out of cheese so I didnt add, but made a cornfake/butter mix for the top the last 10 min of cooking. Yummy!!"

whateverfood User ID: 1336157 129041
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2009

"I don't believe someone can type 55+words and post in less than a minute.

Especially since Apollo's twin has only posted ... how many times in how long?"

artemis2854 User ID: 1498096 129040
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2009

"This was delicious. I happen to like tuna casserole, but I'm sure even people who are iffy about it would like this. I didn't add the pimientos since I didn't have any, but I ran short on cheddar cheese so used about 1/4 cup of grated parmesan. I also topped with panko bread crumbs sprinkled with some more parmesan. Very tasty."

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