Tuna Mac & Cheese



Tuna Mac & Cheese
  • 1 pkg of mac and cheese
  • 1 can tuna (drained)
  • 1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1⅓ cups of milk
  • 16 oz of frozen peas (now I would actually cut this ingredient down quite a bit because this is a lot of peas)
  • 1 can of mushroom stems and pieces
  1. Prepare mac and cheese as directed on the box.
  2. Add tuna, soup, milk, peas, and mushrooms.
  3. Place in a greased baking dish and bake uncovered for 30 minutes at 325.

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