Tuna Spaghetti with Cheese Sauce

Cheesy pasta with tuna makes wonderful dinner in 20 minutes.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

7
oz uncooked spaghetti
1 1/2
cups frozen sweet peas (from 1-lb bag)
1
cup evaporated low-fat milk
1/2
cup reduced-fat pasteurized process cheese sauce (from a jar)
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cans (6 oz each) tuna in water, drained, flaked
Grated Parmesan cheese, if desired
  • 1 In Dutch oven, cook spaghetti as directed on package omiting salt, adding peas during last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain in colander; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 In same Dutch oven, mix milk, cheese product and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until cheese is melted.
  • 3 Gently stir in cooked spaghetti and tuna. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. If desired, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    460
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    910mg
    910%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    56g
    56%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
      Sugars
    13g
    13%
    ),
    Protein
    38g
    38%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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