Easy Cheesy Macaroni Tuna & Vegetables

What you need:
  • 2 ½ cups of water
  • 2 chicken or vegetable bouillon cubes, or 1 tbsp. bouillon powder
  • 2 cups whole wheat pasta spirals or elbows
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 cups of fresh, frozen or canned green beans, peas or broccoli, cut into half-inch pieces
  • ¼ tsp. of black pepper
  • 1 ½ cup of cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 6.5oz. can of chunk of tuna, drained
How to:
  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water and bouillon cubes to a boil over high heat.
  2. Add the pasta and bring back to a boil and keep stirring.
  3. Lower the heat to medium-low and cook for eight minutes or so, stirring occasionally to prevent the pasta from sticking to the bottom of the pot.
  4. Add the milk, veggies and pepper and continue to cook, partially covered for another five minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Remove from heat, add the cheese and tuna and stir until the cheese is melted.
Serves eight children
Reference: LEAP HOP, Legacies Now, p. 175

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