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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 7
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 330.3
  • Total Fat: 11.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 40.9 mg
  • Sodium: 728.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.0 g
  • Protein: 23.4 g

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Easy Stove-top Creamy Mushroom Mac n' Cheese w/ Tuna & Peas

Submitted by: CURVES_N_CURLS

Introduction

This isn't the healthiest thing going, but for me it's back-in-the-day type comfort food. We always made a similar dish with Kraft Dinner brand macaroni and cheese! I've made this one a smidgen healthier by using the whole wheat macaroni, and using a cheese sauce that does not require butter to prepare. Mmmm... Creamy and filling! Maybe you can even convince your kids to eat it! ;-) [Created 2007-11-22.] This isn't the healthiest thing going, but for me it's back-in-the-day type comfort food. We always made a similar dish with Kraft Dinner brand macaroni and cheese! I've made this one a smidgen healthier by using the whole wheat macaroni, and using a cheese sauce that does not require butter to prepare. Mmmm... Creamy and filling! Maybe you can even convince your kids to eat it! ;-) [Created 2007-11-22.]
Number of Servings: 7

Ingredients

    * 200g Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Macaroni pasta, dry [About 1 3/4 cups.]
    * 275g Green Giant Summer Sweet Peas, frozen [About 2 cups.]
    * 2 (120g drained weight, each) cans President's Choice Solid White Albacore Tuna (low sodium), packed in water
    * 1 (38g) packet Knorr Classic Sauce Mix, Cheese Flavour
    * 1 1/2 cups 1% Milk
    * 125g Cheddar Cheese, shredded [A little over 1 cup shredded.]
    * 1 (284ml) can Campbell's Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup
    * Fresh ground Sea Salt and / or Black Pepper, to taste (((NOT included in Nutritional Information!)))

Directions

1. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, bring the macaroni to a rolling boil and cook for about 6 minutes. Add the frozen peas, stir, and continue cooking until the pasta is done 'al dente' (still a little bit firm), about 2 minutes more. (About 8 minutes total.) Drain the pasta and peas and reserve.
2. Meanwhile, while the pasta cooks, prepare the cheese sauce mix according to package directions (increasing the milk by 1/4 cup to 1 1/2 cups!), and add a bit of salt and pepper if desired. When the sauce is hot, stir in the shredded cheddar and the can of condensed soup and heat through.
3. Return the large pot to the stove top at medium-low heat, add the pasta and peas, add the canned tuna, and the cheese sauce mixture. Mix all ingredients together, and coat everything with the cheese sauce mixture. When it starts to bubble a bit and everything is heated through, it's done. Serve immediately.
4. Makes 7 generous 1-cup 'servings'. Enjoy! :)

Number of Servings: 7

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CURVES_N_CURLS.






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