• Simple fish recipes: Tuna Tetrazzini from ONIE

Tuna Tetrazzini

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
This simple fish pasta recipe is plentiful and can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.


  • 3 cups whole-wheat rotini pasta
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 (8 oz) carton fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 cups cold 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas & carrots
  • 2 (6 oz) cans tuna in water, drained
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese, divided


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain & set aside. 
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add onion & mushrooms. Cook 3-5 minutes or until onions are soft, stirring throughout. 
  3. In a small bowl, add cornstarch & cold milk. Whisk together. 
  4. Add cornstarch mix, flour & pepper to skillet. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in peas & carrots. Cook 5 minutes. 
  5. Add tuna & 1/2 cup cheese. Mix well. Stir in pasta & heat until warm. 
  6. Top with remaining cheese and serve. 


Choose 1% low-fat milk to decrease calorie and fat content in this dish!

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (357g)
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 14%
    Saturated Fat 4g 20%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 530mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
    Total Sugars 8g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
Protein g  
Vitamin D 3mcg 15%
Calcium 298mg 25%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 628mg 15%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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