So Easy Tuna Noodle Casserole

(from saymyname’s recipe box)

Serves 4 people

Categories: Casserole, Main Dish, Tuna


  • 1 1/2 cups egg noodles (or macaroni, fusilli, or penne)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • black pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 (6 ounce) can albacore tuna in water , drained and flaked
  • 1 cup potato chip , crushed (Ruffles)


  1. Prepare noodles by following the package directions (make sure to season the water with a little salt); drain and set aside.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.

  3. Add in the onion and stir/saute 2-3 minutes or until soft.

  4. Whisk in the mushroom soup, milk, and lemon juice.

  5. Season to taste with pepper; stir and cook about 4 minutes or until sauce is smooth, thickened slightly , and bubbling; remove pan from heat.

  6. Add the noodles, frozen peas, and tuna to the mushroom sauce; stir to combine.

  7. Transfer mixture to a greased 2 quart casserole; smooth top with a rubber spatula.

  8. Scatter the potato chips evenly over the top.

  9. Bake in a 425° oven for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly and the potato chips turn golden brown.

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