Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Tuna Mushroom Casserole

Prep : 30 minutes       Bake : 25 minutes  
Makes 4 to 6 servings

You will love  this dressed-up version of a tuna casserole . The green beans  add rich texture  , color  and flavor . The first time I made  this dish , my kids asked for seconds .

1/2            cup water
1               teaspoon chicken bouillion granules
1               package (10 ounces) frozen cut green beans
1               cup chopped onion
1               cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/4            cup  chopped celery
1               garlic clove , minced
1/2            teaspoon dill weed
1/2            teaspoon salt
1/8            teaspoon pepper
4               teaspoons cornstarch
1-1/2         cups cold milk
1/2            cup shredded Swiss cheese
1/4            cup mayonnaise
2-1/2         cups egg noodles , cooked and drained
1               can (12-1/4 ounces) tuna , drained  and flaked
1/3            cup dry bread crumbs
1               tablespoon butter

1.       In a large saucepan , bring water  and bouillon to a boil ; stir until bouillon  is dissilved . Add rge vegetables  , garlic  and seasonings ; bring to a boil . Reduce heat ; cover  and simmer  for 5 minutes  or until vegetales are tender.
2 .       In a small bowl , combine the cornstarch  and milk until smooth; gradually add to the vegetable mixture . Bring to a boil ; cook and stir  for 2 minutes  or until thiskened . Remove  from the heat ; stir in cheese  and mayonnaise  until cheese is melted  . Fold in noodles  and tuna .
3 .       Pour into a greased 2-1/2 quart baking dish . Brown bread crumbs  in butter  ; sprinkle  over casserole . Bake uncovered  at 350 F for 25 to 30 minutes or until heated through .


  1. While I've eaten Tuna Noodle Casserole many times, I've never had it with green beans - or - without that can of mushroom soup! This is a special one to try, Nee. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Hi Nellie , with 4 kids , I make their favorites with a twist , but is fast and tasty . Thanks for stopping by :)

  3. This looks delicious, Nee! Tuna is my son's favourite, he will really love this dish! Thanks for sharing!

    1. Hi Joyce , my kids asks for seconds when I serve this dish , thanks for stopping by ")

  4. Dear Nee, Wow, everyone of your recipes are fabulous! Love this one, especially with the Swiss cheese...very yummy! Thanks for sharing this, dish...Blessings, Dottie :)

    1. Hi Dottie , I am a stay at home mom , I love to prepare delicious meals , they are fast and easy , thanks for stopping by :)

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    1. Hi Weekend-Roundup , it a hearty dish , thanks for stopping by :)

  6. You're right! I do love this dressed-up version! I don't know why I never thought of Swiss cheese for it but, can't wait to try it! Thanks for the recipe! I'm so glad I found your blog!

    1. Hi Pam , you will love the taste , just with a different twist , tahnks for becoming a follower on my blog :)

  7. Who doesn't love tuna noddle casserole? I sometimes make the canned mushroom kind, simply 'cause that's what my mom always made! Yours looks better. ;-)

    1. Hi John , I always made the canned mushroom kind until I came across this recipe about 3 years ago . Thanks for stopping by :)

  8. hi nee, not only children will love this, i bet the adults too! such comforting dish!

    1. Hi Lena , you are right , the adults love it too ! Thanks for stopping by :).


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