Cheesy Tuna Mac

Cheesy Tuna Mac

Cheesy Tuna Mac


Makes 4 servings


8 ounces uncooked elbow macaroni
2 tablespoons margarine or butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
6 ounces reduced-fat reduced-sodium cheese spread, cut into cubes
1 can (6 ounces) tuna packed in water, drained and flaked


  1. Cook macaroni according to package directions, omitting salt. Drain; set aside.
  2. Melt margarine in medium saucepan over medium heat. Add flour, paprika and salt; cook and stir 1 minute. Add broth; bring to a simmer for 2 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  3. Add cheese spread; cook and stir until cheese melts. Combine tuna and pasta in medium bowl; pour sauce mixture over tuna mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with additional paprika.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of total recipe
Calories 284
Calories from Fat 32 %
Total Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 34 mg
Carbohydrate 21 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 27 g
Sodium 448 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1-1/2
Meat 3

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