Tuna-&-Tomato Mac & Cheese Recipe

This Tuna & Tomato Mac & Cheese recipe is a delicious twist on the classic comfort food. Creamy macaroni and cheese is combined with canned tuna and diced tomatoes for a flavorful and satisfying dish. The tuna adds protein and a savory flavor, while the tomatoes add a touch of sweetness and acidity. This recipe is quick and easy to make, perfect for a weeknight dinner. Serve it with a side salad for a complete meal.

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Ingredients for Tuna-&-Tomato Mac & Cheese Recipe

  • 8 ounce Macaroni
  • 2 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cup Milk
  • 2 cup Shredded Cheese
  • 1 can Tuna, Drained
  • 1 can Diced Tomatoes, Drained
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as required Fresh Parsley For Garnish

Directions: Tuna-&-tomato Mac & Cheese Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the macaroni according to package instructions until al dente.
  • STEP 2.In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • STEP 3.Gradually whisk in milk and bring to a simmer. Cook until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • STEP 4.Stir in shredded cheese until melted and smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • STEP 5.Add drained tuna and diced tomatoes to the cheese sauce. Stir until well combined.
  • STEP 6.Combine the cooked macaroni with the cheese sauce and mix well.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Tuna & Tomato Mac & Cheese hot, garnished with fresh parsley if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add some minced garlic or chopped onions to the butter before adding the flour.
  • Feel free to use any type of cheese you prefer, such as cheddar, mozzarella, or a combination.
  • If you like a bit of heat, you can add a pinch of cayenne pepper or some hot sauce to the cheese sauce.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop.
  • This dish can be served as a main course or as a side dish alongside grilled chicken or fish.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve the Tuna & Tomato Mac & Cheese hot, garnished with fresh parsley if desired.
  • This dish can be served as a main course or as a side dish alongside grilled chicken or fish.
Nutrition
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2535
calories per serving
93 g Fat171 g Protein249 g Carbs17 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    93g
  • Protein
    171g
  • Carbs
    249g
  • Fiber
    17g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    249g
  • Protein
    171g
  • Fiber
    17g

Fats

  • Fat
    93g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    2935mg
  • Iron
    12mg
  • Vitamin A
    2724mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    12mg
  • Vitamin B6
    117mg
  • Vitamin B9
    2850mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    98mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    343mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    2742mg
  • Selenium
    140mcg
  • Zinc
    18mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp