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Penny Saver Tuna Pasta for Two

posted by Jennifer
Penny Saver Tuna Pasta for Two

This delicious, light tuna pasta is quick and easy to prepare after a long day. This meal will provide you with all four food groups, and it won’t cost you much! Tuna is an excellent choice as it contains protein, omega 3’s, and selenium while being low in overall calories and fat. Tip: Choose whole grain pasta to increase dietary fibre.

Prep: 10 minutes Ÿ Total: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

1% Milk

Cream of mushroom soup
Tuna
Macaroni, dry
Frozen peas
Red and green peppers, chopped
Shredded cheese (optional)

1 cup + 2Tbsp
1 can
2 cans
1 cup
½ cup
½ cup

1/3 cup

280mL

284 mL
370g
250 mL
125 mL
125 mL80 mL

 

Directions:

  1. Cook pasta in boiling water as indicated on package.
  2. Mix milk, soup, tuna, and frozen peas, and peppers in a separate pot.
  3. Combine cooked pasta with tuna mixture.

Sprinkle with low-fat shredded cheese if desired (note: shredded cheese is not included in nutrition facts label).

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Makes 2 servings (278g/serving) Ÿ 1 serving = ½ the recipe

Adapted from: BC Dairy Foundation

Prepared By: Jennifer Broxterman, Registered Dietitian & Shannon Smith, BScH Foods & Nutrition student
NutritionRx Ÿ Email: info@nutritonrx.ca Ÿ Phone: (519) 520-9549 Ÿ Website: www.nutritionrx.ca

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