Salmon or Tuna Noodle Casserole

Maggie ^O^


This casserole came about when I didn't have any tuna but I did have a can of red salmon. What the heck .. let's toss it out there and see if it's any good.

It's easy to make from items you probably already have in your panty .. no special shopping required and there isn't much clean up at all.

Serve with a side salad and/or crusty french bread, a glass of wine or tea and it's a full meal deal!

Leftover cooked fresh salmon works really well in place of the canned salmon.

I made it a 2nd time with tuna and it was very well received that way too.


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20 Min
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2 Tbsp
bread crumbs - plain or seasoned
1/8 tsp
garlic powder
1/4 tsp
dill weed
1 Tbsp
melted butter
1 can(s)
red salmon, drained and flaked (skin and bones discarded)
1 can(s)
condensed cream of mushroom or celery soup
2 Tbsp
finely diced celery
1/4 c
wafer thin sliced carrots
1/4 c
frozen baby peas
1-1/2 tsp
diced red onion - more if desired
2 c
cooked al dente elbow macaroni
1/4 tsp
celery salt
1/2 tsp
dill weed
1/4 c
shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 c
shredded monterey jack cheese
1/2 c
1/4 c
sour cream
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 c
shredded cheddar cheese
please see note at bottom of recipe

How to Make Salmon or Tuna Noodle Casserole


  • 1Preheat oven to 375 F.

    Coat a 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray, set aside.
  • 2In small bowl combine bread crumbs, garlic powder, dill weed and melted butter and mix until crumbly. Set aside.
  • 3In a large bowl, remaining ingredients except for the last 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese.

    Stir together until well blended.

    Spoon into prepared baking dish.
  • 4Spread the last 1/4 shredded cheese over the top of the casserole.
  • 5Sprinkle the bread crumb mixture evenly over the top of the casserole.

    Bake covered at 375 for 20 minutes.
  • 6Remove cover and return to oven for approximately 12 minutes until cheese is melted and casserole is bubbly.
  • 7Remove from oven and sit for at least 5 minutes before serving.
  • 8NOTE:

    Add more seasonings than listed if you like them, add less or remove them if you don't like them.

    This recipe is not set in stone .. however ... I recommend you try it this way first and then adjust according to your individual tastes.

    If you make this recipe and choose to substitute chicken or pork for the salmon or if you add chocolate or hot chili peppers or Dr Pepper you will not be happy and it is not my fault you did not follow instructions so do not leave negative feedback .. this is a fish dish. Thank you.

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About Salmon or Tuna Noodle Casserole

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American

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