Tuna Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Tuna Macaroni and Cheese picture


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time40 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings12
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Macaroni16 Ounce (2 packages, 8 oz. each)
 Canned tuna21 Ounce, drained and flaked (3 cans, 7 oz.each)
 Whole kernel corn2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked, drained (fresh, frozen or canned)
 Peas/Baby lima beans2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked, drained (fresh, frozen or canned)
 Cubed cheddar cheese2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Milk1 Quart
 Salt4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Dry bread crumbs1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 500 Calories from Fat 207

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.5%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 63.1 mg

Sodium 1142.2 mg47.6%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.6%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 32 g63.7%

Vitamin A 18.2% Vitamin C 16.5%

Calcium 38.7% Iron 13.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven to 375°.
2) Butter two 2 qt casseroles and place them aside.

3) In a saucepan, cook the macaroni in boiling salted water.
4) Drain the macaroni and divide in two casseroles.
5) Add tuna, corn and peas.
6) In a bowl, melt cheese in milk.
7) Season the milk with salt pepper.
8) Distribute the milk mixture in both the casseroles.
9) Slightly mix the milk with macaroni.
10) Sprinkle bread crumbs on top and dot with butter.
11) Place the casseroles inside the moderate oven to bake for 20 minutes.

12) Serve hot by sprinkling cheese on top, if desired.