I learned how to make it using tuna – but later in life – I realized that I like canned ham way better than canned tuna. That said – you can use either. It’s a super simple recipe – but it’s definitely a comfort food for me since I’ve made it probably 1000 times.
We always made this Tuna Casserole (or now – Ham Casserole) with egg noodles but – as you may know – my husband is allergic to eggs – so I substituted bowties and it was just as tasty.
Other than the canned ham and the bowties – the ingredients are super simple: cream of mushroom soup and milk. I did add those yummy fried onions on top and a bit of parsley. Other recipes have peas and cheese but I’m good with this as is. The ham adds texture and a bit of saltiness which I love.