Easy Tuna Primavera

Creamy pasta with tuna and colorful vegetables makes for a winning, skillet-easy combination!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

2
cups milk
1 2/3
cups hot water
3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
box Tuna Helper™ creamy pasta
2
medium carrots, cut into 1/8-inch slices (1 cup)
2
cans (5 oz each) tuna, drained
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen broccoli cuts, thawed, drained
1
jar (4.5 oz) Green Giant™ sliced mushrooms, drained

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat milk, hot water, butter, contents of uncooked pasta and sauce mix pouches (from Tuna Helper box), carrots and tuna to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 3 Stir in broccoli and mushrooms. Cover; simmer about 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat; let stand covered 5 minutes (sauce will thicken as it stands).

Expert Tips

Tuna now comes in pouches, which are easy to use because the tuna doesn't need to be drained.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
1020mg
1020%;
Total Carbohydrate
44g
44%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.