Amish Tuna Casserole
Amish Tuna Casserole is a hearty crispy casserole dish that is the ultimate comfort food. It is made with easy-to-find ingredients and can be prepared in under one hour. This classic Amish dish will have evens the kids asking for more.
As the ultimate comfort food, Amish Tuna Casserole is made with simple ingredients like canned tuna, mushrooms, peas, and egg noodles topped with a creamy sauce. The sauce is made with condensed cream of mushroom soup which gives it a rich flavoring. It is then finished with toasted butter cracker crumbs which give this dish a nice crunch.
Amish Tuna Casserole can be served on any occasion from large family gatherings to weekly family dinners. This is also a great recipe to have for meal prepping and tends to be favored by all.
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Amish Tuna Casserole
Amish Tuna Noodle Casserole is the ultimate comfort dish with a hearty filling and comforting creamy sauce. Tender egg noodles mixed with creamy condensed soup, tuna, peas, and cheese topped with a crunchy golden brown topping. How could anyone not love this recipe?
3 cups egg noodles (cooked according to instructions)
1/3 c. onion (chopped)
3 c. cheddar cheese (shredded)
1 1/2 c. frozen peas (thawed and drained)
15 oz. (2 cups) tuna (drained)
2 cans (10.5 oz each) of condensed cream of mushroom soup
1 cup sliced mushrooms
1/3 c. butter (melted)
2 cups Ritz cracker crumbs (1 1/2 sleeves crushed into crumbs)
Preheat oven to 425°. Combine cracker crumbles with melted butter. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl, combine onion, mushrooms, cheese, peas, tuna, and condensed soups.
Combine noodles with the sauce mixture and transfer to greased casserole pan. If you need more liquid, add milk.
Top the casserole with a layer of cracker crumbles. Make sure it is fully covered.
Bake casserole for 25-35 minutes until golden brown and the casserole is bubbling around the sides.
If you can’t find condensed cream of mushroom, replace it with condensed cream of onion or celery.
Or make your own homemade cream of mushroom. Check out this recipe here.
For more flavor, try sauteeing mushrooms and onion in butter or olive oil before adding them to the casserole.
Add garlic to the onions and mushroom mixture.
Try switching out cheddar cheese for parmesan for a different flavor.
How to store Amish Tuna Casserole?
Amish Tuna Casserole can be refrigerated for up to 4 days. It can be reheated but is best served immediately. To make it ahead of time, simply leave out the cracker topping and add it when ready to bake.
Can you freeze tuna noodle casserole?
The best way to freeze tuna noodle casserole is the make-ahead method. This includes preparing everything besides the cracker crumbs. Cover with plastic wrap and foil before freezing. When ready to cook, defrost overnight in the refrigerator and then top with cracker bites and bake.