Easy Tuna Noodle Casserole

Easy Tuna Noodle Casserole

A simple cheesy from-scratch tuna noodle casserole!


8 servings


8 ounces pasta or 12 ounces egg noodles
2 6-ounce cans of tuna, drained
1 onion, chopped
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
1 teaspoon salt
dash of pepper
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded mozzarella cheese
1 1/2 to 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


1. In a large stock pot, cook the pasta or egg noodles according to package instructions. Drain pasta in a strainer.

2. In the now-empty stock pot, melt the butter. Add onions and saute until onions are tender. Stir in flour to make a thick paste. Add milk, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until bubbly and slightly thickened. Remove from heat.

3. Add cooked pasta and drained tuna to sauce, stirring to coat. Stir in mozzarella cheese.

4. Pour into a lightly greased 9x13-inch baking dish. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.

5. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees. Bake for 20 minutes or until cheese is bubbly.

Easy Tuna Noodle Casserole

Additional Notes: 

This casserole can be made ahead and refrigerated until ready to bake. If baking after refrigeration, place cold dish in oven before pre-heating oven. Bake for 35-40 minutes at 350 degrees or until casserole is hot and cheese is bubbly!

Easy Tuna Noodle Casserole

Preparation Time: 

20 minutes

Cooking Time: 

30 minutes (pasta) + 20 minutes (baking)

Tammy's Review: 

I love pasta, cheese and tuna! This casserole is creamy, flavorful, cheesy, and EASY! I almost always have these ingredients on hand, so when there's nothing quick to make for dinner, this is a delicious option! :)

Joshua, who doesn't usually care much for tuna noodle casseroles, says this one "is pretty good". :)


This easy to make and quite delicious- better than tuna helper any day


I was afraid since white sauces are not my thing but my husband asked if he could have the rest so I know that means it was good. This was my first time making any kind of tuna casserole so I don't know other to compare it too. My husband also asked where I got the recipe. HA! :) I will do this recipe again.


this casserole has been our favorite for awhile. It's so good, sorry it took me so long to comment on it! thanks tammy!


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