Not Your Momma’s Tuna Casserole @SafeCatch

Not Your Mommas Tuna Casserole

“I was supplied with Safe Catch tuna samples to review. I received no further compensation. All opinions are my own.”

Love tuna? Me too. So I have exciting news for you!

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What makes Safe Catch different from other brands? Here’s the scoop!

“We developed the technology to test every fish for mercury,” said Safe Catch co-founder Sean Wittenberg. “We launched Safe Catch tuna for health conscious consumers.”
Safe Catch Elite tuna has a mercury limit 10 times stricter than the FDA and an average mercury level as low as wild salmon and sardines per Karimi 2012, the largest mercury in seafood database. Safe Catch Elite is also the only canned tuna that meets ‘Low Mercury’ criteria set for pregnant women and young children by the leading national consumer advocacy group.

“We are excited to debut at leading edge retailers that share our ideals to help people eat healthier and live better,” said co-founder Bryan Boches. “Purity gets us noticed, but we chose a different path in almost everything we do.”

For every tuna, Safe Catch verifies sustainability, inspects quality and tests for mercury. Unlike conventional brands, Safe Catch does not precook its tuna because precooking impairs flavor and leaches nutrients, including the majority of Omega 3s, from the fish. Instead, Safe Catch tuna is hand-packed raw to retain all of the Omega 3s, B vitamins, Iron, Niacin, Potassium, Selenium, Thiamin and Vitamin D that occur naturally in wild tuna. Additionally, Safe Catch created its own cooking process that just tastes better.

One can of Safe Catch tuna has 35 grams of protein with all 10 essential amino acids. Safe Catch products contain no pyrophosphates or additives, and all cans are BPA-free.

“Most of us grew up draining canned tuna,” said Boches. “No need with Safe Catch. Just open the can into a bowl, mix and watch the nutrients absorb back into the tuna steak. It isn’t just better for you. It tastes better.”

Safe Catch Albacore - No Salt
Now that you know why Safe Catch is worth a taste, how about some Tuna Casserole? This is Not Your Momma’s Casserole.

Not Your Mommas Tuna Casserole

Chunks of tuna, pasta, olives, sun-dried tomatoes and spinach in a creamy rosé sauce.
Not Your Mother's Tuna
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Not Your Momma’s Tuna Casserole @SafeCatch


  • 1 can Safe Catch Tuna. not drained
  • 2 cups cooked ditalini or similar small pasta
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup black olives, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup 2 percent milk
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar divided
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Whisk together milk, cornstarch. tomato paste, butter, salt and pepper in a 2-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil while whisking constantly, reduce heat keep stirring until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in 1/2 cup cheddar until melted.
  • Mix Safe Catch tuna, pasta, olives, spinach, tomatoes in a large bowl. Add sauce and stir.
  • Divide mixture into 2 casserole dishes and top with remaining cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake at 350 until thoroughly heated (approximately 30 minutes)
  • Serve.
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About Safe Catch – Find a Store or Buy Online at Safe Catch was started by two childhood friends in Sausalito, CA. Safe Catch tuna is Paleo Certified, the Official Tuna of the American Pregnancy Association, and an Expo West 2015 NEXTY Award Winner – which goes to innovative products that embody social and environmental values. Safe Catch is about more than better tuna. The company works to protect purity in our oceans, lakes and rivers. Learn more at

The above educational information courtesy of Safe Catch. Press release 2016.

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10 Responses to Not Your Momma’s Tuna Casserole @SafeCatch

  1. Cindy, this looks delicious! I never really thought to update traditional tuna salad. Your’s look so much better than what I make. I think I have a new recipe. LOL!! :)
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  2. Ahh – that looks delicious and as much as I loved my mom’s Tuna Noodle Casserole back in the day, this recipe is way more up my alley these days :)

  3. Lovely! Tuna is my go-to easy quick protein and the sustainable brands are always what I keep stocked!

  4. Michelle says:

    Sounds fantastic! Love these flavors together with the tuna. I’ll give this one a try.

  5. Velva says:

    Looks good! Its important to ensure you canned tuna does not contain mercury. I will need to look for this brand on my grocery store shelf.

    Thanks for sharing.


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