Tasty Tuna Macaroni

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Mrs. Regan

My fiance and I love cooking for each other, even though most of the time we end up cooking up a box of mac 'n cheese. I try to change things up a bit by adding things I have on hand. This is one I came up with one night that ended up being very good and I make it over and over on those nights when I don't have a lot of time and I don't want to make just another box of macaroni.

Top Review by Lucky in Bayview

Super quick and inexpensive meal. One thing I would do different would be to add the tuna at the last minute. I think by cooking the tuna it made the dish a little too fishy for me. I loved the addition of the mushrooms and tomato. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Boil water for macaroni and begin cooking as directed on package (usually approximately 8 minutes.).
  2. Heat butter in small sauce pan.
  3. Add mushrooms, onion, parsley, basil, paprika, and red pepper to pan. Let cook for about 3 minutes (until onions are transparent).
  4. Add a dash of the liquid from the tuna to the pan. Drain the rest and add tuna to pan.
  5. Stir in about 2/3 of the can of tomatoes, the rest can either be mixed in or served on top.
  6. Lower heat and let simmer for a couple minutes.
  7. When the noodles are cooked, drain and return to pan.
  8. Mix the milk, cheese powder, and tuna mixture to the noodles.
  9. Serve with a scoop of tomatoes on top. (optional).

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