Mrs. R's Tuna Noodle Casserole

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"When I was a kid in the 1950s-60s, my best friend's mom would make this on Friday nights and I would often be invited for dinner, because I thought this was the best food ever and my mom wouldn't make it, because no one else in the family liked it. I have been making it this way for myself for years when I want comfort food."

Original recipe yields 6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (249.7 g)
  • Calories 441.6
  • Total Fat - 14.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 41.5 mg
  • Sodium - 308.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 66.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6.3 g
  • Sugars - 14 g
  • Protein - 12.9 g
  • Calcium - 102.3 mg
  • Iron - 1.7 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cook and drain noodles, according to package instructions.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly coat an ovenproof casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Step 3

In bowl mix together noodles, soup, 1 cup milk, 2 cups crunched potato chips and tuna. Put into prepared casserole dish. Top with remaining potato chips. Pour remaining milk over top.

Step 4

Bake until heated through and chips on top are toasted, about 30 minutes.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.

2 Reviews


We enjoyed this dish. I don't normally add the potato chip topping that many recipes include, so was a little apprehensive about adding them to the main part of the casserole as well. It turned out good and we devoured it. Thanks for sharing, Mike. Made for FYC tag.


review by:
(19 Nov 2015)


Very good tuna casserole with a difference! I admit I was a tad apprehensive when I tagged this recipe -- so it is really good and you don't really taste the chips at all. Next time I will add frozen peas, a great recipe! Thanks for sharing!


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(4 Nov 2015)