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Tuna Noodle Casserole

No recipe image available.This homey tuna noodle casserole features chopped hard-boiled eggs, a creamy homemade white sauce and a topping of cheddar cheese.

Recipe Ingredients:

White Sauce:
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon white pepper
1 cup milk

Tuna Casserole:
3 cups egg noodles, cooked and drained
2 (6-ounce) cans light tuna, drained
2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. For White Sauce: In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour, salt and pepper, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring or whisking constantly until thickened, about 1 minute. (If sauce is too thick, add a little more milk.)
  3. For Tuna Casserole: Combine all ingredients, except cheese, together with the white sauce. Place in a lightly greased 2 1/2-quart casserole dish. Sprinkle cheese on top.
  4. Bake uncovered, until hot and cheese is bubbly, about 25 minutes.

Makes 4 servings.