Tuna Casserole Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Tuna Casserole.


There are 344 calories in Tuna Casserole.


Nutrition Facts
Tuna Casserole
Serving Size:


cup (236 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 139
Calories 344

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 grams

Saturated Fat 5.7 grams

Trans Fat 0.3 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.4 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 4.6 grams

Cholesterol 60 milligrams

Sodium 778 milligrams

Potassium 294 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 32 grams

Dietary Fiber 2.8 grams

Sugars 1.8 grams
Protein 20 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Food / Beverages > Bakery / Deli > Prepared & Preserved Foods > Pasta & Noodles (Perishable)

How long would it take to burn off 340 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 93 minutes
Running (6mph) 33 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 48 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

Where does tuna casserole come from?

Tuna casserole as we know it was created by the Campbell’s Soup Company in the 1940s. The the idea of flaking fish mixing it with a white sauce and adding a topping can be traced back to the late 1800s with a dish called cod a la bechamel.

What do you eat with tuna casserole?

Serve tuna casserole with…

  1. Something with Veggies. dill carrots. steamed green beans. peas. roasted cauliflower & broccoli. pickled beets. pickled carrots. steamed carrots. snow peas. …
  2. Something Starchy. garlic bread. bread rolls.
  3. Just Salads. garden salad. cucumber salad. beet & carrot salad. tomato salad. Israeli salad.

Where is Tuna Mornay from?

Also common in most parts of Australia this casserole is also called tuna mornay and served with a Mornay sauce (Béchamel with cheese added, or cheese sauce). Peas and corn are usually added.

Why is my tuna casserole dry?

There are a few reasons why your tuna casserole comes out too dry: There is not enough liquid in the mix and the noodles suck it all up. You might be using a baking dish that is too large for the amount of casserole you have. You didn’t cover the baking dish with foil for the first 35-45 minutes of baking.

When did tuna casserole originate?


Convenience cookery relying on store-cupboard ingredients persisted for decades to come. According to American food writer Heather Arndt Anderson, the first recipe for tuna casserole appeared in Sunset Magazine in 1930. It was called Noodles and Tuna Fish en Casserole and included mushrooms and a cheese topping.

Why are casseroles considered comfort food?

Casseroles are comfort food at its best. Not only are they easy to prepare, but they deliver kindness in one single dish. Every Southern chef has at least a few casserole recipes up his or her sleeve. They’re simple to make, budget-friendly, and feed a crowd.

How many calories does tuna Mornay have?

Calories in Tuna Mornay

Calories 439.4
Monounsaturated Fat 4.4 g
Cholesterol 82.6 mg
Sodium 454.9 mg
Potassium 508.7 mg

How long does tuna mornay last?

4 days

4. Leftovers – Store in the fridge for up to 4 days, reheat in microwave. Make ahead / freezing: Make sauce then place lid on and it cool until lukewarm.