Melissa's Cuisine: Tuna Noodle Casserole

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Tuna Noodle Casserole

This Tuna Noodle Casserole is a delicious and hearty meal.  It's comfort food at its finest!
Melissa's Cuisine:  Tuna Noodle Casserole
I feel like I've been in a dinner rut for a while.  Mike and I tend to eat a lot of the same meals for dinner every week.  Honestly, it gets a little boring, but it's pretty easy!

A few weeks ago I decided it was time to make something different.  I had some wedges of garlic herb cheese that needed to be used.  After looking through my cupboards I discovered that I had the necessary ingredients for Tuna Noodle Casserole.  While a meal both Mike and I grew up with, I had never prepared it myself.

This meal was simple to make, and quick enough for me to make after work!  Mike and I both really liked the casserole.  In fact, while we were eating, Mike told me I should take pictures for my blog!  So, after dinner I did just that!  I hope you enjoy this meal as much as we did.
Melissa's Cuisine:  Tuna Noodle Casserole
Tuna Noodle Casserole

Serves 6-8


16 ounces (1 box) elbow macaroni noodles
2 Tablespoons butter
2 Tablespoons flour
1 cup milk
1-3/4 cups chicken broth
4 wedges garlic herb cheese (Laughing Cow or similar)
1 can mushrooms, drained
1 cup frozen sweet peas
3 cans tuna, drained
2 Tablespoons Parmesan cheese

1.  Cook noodles according to box directions until al dente.

2.  Melt the butter in a large saucepan.  Add flour and whisk to form a roux.

3.  Whisk in the milk and chicken broth.  Stir frequently until the sauce begins to thicken.

4.  Add in the cheese wedges and stir until they're melted in.

5.  Add the cooked noodles, mushrooms, sweet peas, and tuna and stir together.

6.  Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top of individual servings before eating.


  1. This looks good! I'm so hungry right now, I wish I had this here to eat :)
    Thanks for sharing!
    Pinning to make later!

  2. Such a great take on a classic dish! I love that you used the herb cheese in the sauce!
    Thanks so much for linking up on Cook it! Craft it! Share it! :)

  3. I haven't made tuna casserole in years. Thanks for sharing & linking up at the Bloggers Brags Weekly Pinterest Party

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