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Tuna Tetrazzini Recipe
|Macaroni twirls||8 Ounce (3 Cups , Uncooked)|
|Chopped onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Unsifted all purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Chicken broth||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Heavy cream/Whipping cream||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Shredded gruyere cheese/Shredded swiss cheese||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Canned tuna||14 Ounce, drained (2 Can)|
|Chopped mushrooms||4 Ounce (3/4 Cup)|
|Parmesan cheese||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), grated|
Calories 666 Calories from Fat 340
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 38 g59.1%
Saturated Fat 20.5 g102.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 116.7 mg
Sodium 670.2 mg27.9%
Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.2%
Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.5%
Sugars 2.7 g
Protein 36 g72%
Vitamin A 22.9% Vitamin C 2.3%
Calcium 19.9% Iron 13.4%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Meanwhile, saute onion in butter or margarine until tender, but not brown; blend in flour.
Gradually add broth and cream; cook, stirring constantly, over low heat until sauce thickens.
Add Gruyere or Swiss cheese and sherry, if desired; heat and stir until cheese melts.
Add tuna, mushrooms and salt and pepper to taste.
Stir in macaroni.
Turn into buttered 2-quart casserole.
Sprinkle Parmesan cheese and toasted slivered almonds, if desired, on top.
Broil 3 to 4 inches from source of heat 5 minutes or until lightly brown.