Poor Man's Tuna Noodle Casserole

Robert Simons


When I was a young bachelor I could purchase a can of tuna on sale 4 cans for 1.00, cream of mushroom soup was 4 cans for a dollar and macaroni and cheese was 4 boxes for a dollar. I could make this meal for fewer than two dollars and have leftovers for lunch the next day. It was easy tasty and nutritious.


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  • 2 box
    macaroni and cheese
  • 2 can(s)
    tuna packed in water
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup
  • ·
    butter, cold
  • ·
  • 3 slice
    processed cheese slices

How to Make Poor Man's Tuna Noodle Casserole


  1. Make Macaroni and cheese in large saucepan or dutch oven according to package directions.
  2. Mix drained tuna and mushroom soup in sauce pan and heat until warm over medium heat.
  3. Combine mushroom soup mixture with macaroni mixture and stir well.
  4. Divide cheese slices in thirds and place on top of macaroni and tuna. Place in warm oven 350 degrees for about 15 minutes or until cheese melts.

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