Looking for quick, budget-friendly meal? Then, this tuna casserole is the meal for you! Not only is it inexpensive and can be prepared in 30 minutes, but it is also heart-healthy and can help manage blood sugar levels. This is the perfect dish to keep you and your family feeling full and satisfied.

Tuna Casserole


  • 1 can (10 ½ oz) low-sodium cream of mushroom soup

  • ½ cup low-fat or fat-free milk

  • 2 tablespoons pimientos (optional)

  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots mix

  • 2 cans (about 5 oz each) tuna packed in water, drained

  • 2 cups medium egg noodles, cooked and drained

  • ¾ teaspoon salt-free Creole seasoning 

  • 2 tablespoons plain, dry bread crumbs

  • 1 tablespoon melted margarine or liquid margarine


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • In a 1 ½ quart casserole dish, stir together the soup, milk, pimientos, peas and carrots, tuna and noodles.
  • Season the mixture with salt-free Creole seasoning.
  • Bake the tuna mixture for 20 minutes or until hot.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the bread crumbs and melted margarine.
  • After 20 minutes or when the casserole is hot, take the dish out of the oven, stir the mixture, and top with the breadcrumb mixture.
  • Bake for another 5 minutes or until the breadcrumbs are golden brown.

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  • This recipe is made possible through the American Heart Association. To learn more about the American Heart Association, and see more of their recipes, please visit https://www.heart.org/