Tuna Tetrazzini Recipe

Summary

Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
Servings5Cuisine
CourseMethod
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Macaroni twirls8 Ounce (3 Cups , Uncooked)
 Chopped onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Unsifted all purpose flour1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Chicken broth1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Heavy cream/Whipping cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded gruyere cheese/Shredded swiss cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Sherry2 Tablespoon
 Canned tuna14 Ounce, drained (2 Can)
 Chopped mushrooms4 Ounce (3/4 Cup)
 Salt To Taste
 Parmesan cheese1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

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

Directions

Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
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.
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