Very Veggie Tuna Mac & Cheese

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Prep Time
5
min.
Total Time
20
min.
Servings

6 servings, about 1 cup each

Make any weeknight festive with our very colorful Very Veggie Tuna Mac & Cheese—flecked with peas, chopped red peppers and shredded carrots.

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  • Cook Macaroni in large saucepan as directed on package, adding the peas, peppers and carrots to the boiling water for the last 3 min. Drain macaroni mixture; return to pan.
  • Add Cheese Sauce Mix and remaining ingredients; mix well.
  • Reduce heat to low; cook 1 to 2 min. or until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Shortcut

Prepare as directed, substituting 1 pkg. (16 oz.) of your favorite frozen vegetable blend, thawed, for the peas, red peppers and carrots.

Substitute

Prepare using canned salmon.

Servings

  • 6 servings, about 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 3 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3 Starch
  • 1 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

The carrots in this tasty easy-to-make low-calorie, low-fat main dish team up with the peas for an excellent source of vitamin A. And as a bonus, the peppers and peas also provide vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings, about 1 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 280
% Daily Value
Total fat 4g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 730mg
Carbohydrate 43g
Dietary fiber 4g
Sugars 8g
Protein 17g
   
Vitamin A 70 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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