Crisp Topped Macaroni With Tuna Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group,


 Butter6 Tablespoon
 Chicken broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cauliflower1 Medium
 Short cut macaroni1⁄2 Pound
 Anchovy fillets6
 Soft bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Canned tuna7 Ounce (1 can)
 Grated parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2395 Calories from Fat 946

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 106 g163.6%

Saturated Fat 55 g275.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 275.7 mg

Sodium 3301.5 mg137.6%

Total Carbohydrates 241 g80.4%

Dietary Fiber 32.2 g128.9%

Sugars 36.1 g

Protein 124 g248.5%

Vitamin A 53.1% Vitamin C 674.1%

Calcium 70.9% Iron 84.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Peel and chop the onion.
2) Divide cauliflower into florets and cook in boiling salted water for 4 minutes.
3) Roughly chop anchovies and add to pan with bread crumbs.
4) Preheat the broiler.

5) In a large saucepan, melt 2 tbsp of the butter and fry the onion till golden.
6) Add the chicken broth and seasoning.
7) Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
8) With a slotted spoon remove the cauliflower from boiled water and reserve.
9) Add macaroni to boiling water and cook till tender.
10) Meanwhile, melt remaining butter in a skillet and fry cauliflower till golden.
10) Fry anchovies till crisp.
11) Remove from heat.
12) Drain the macaroni and add to the broth mixture.
13) Drain and flake tuna and stir carefully into the macaroni with half the Parmesan.
14) Taste and adjust seasoning and heat through gently.
15) In a flameproof dish, pour the macaroni mixtureand scatter cauliflower and bread crumb mixture over it.
16) Sprinkle with remaining cheese, then broil for 5 minutes till golden.

17) Serve hot macaroni immediately.