Easy Tuna Helper Recipe – One Pot Tuna Noodle Skillet Dinner
Super-Delicious Tuna Helper!
We love this easy one pot tuna skillet recipe because it’s simple to prepare and doesn’t use a lot of ingredients. Most of the ingredients you probably have on hand in your pantry and refrigerator.
This recipe is similar to the popular Tuna Helper Recipe – all creamy and tuna delicious!
If you want a healthier version of the tuna noodle casserole without the canned soup, then this recipe is for you. It gets on the table quickly and is great for a weeknight meal.
Ingredients Needed for Tuna Helper One Pot Meal
- Milk – use whole milk
- Chicken broth
- Thin spaghetti
- Tuna fish
- Green Peas
- Shredded Parmesan cheese
This Tuna Noodle Like Casserole dish is made with just a few ingredients and in only one pot - but it's a dish that the whole family will love.
- 3 cups milk
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1/2 lb. box thin spaghetti, broken in half (We Love Barrilla Pasta)
- 1 7 oz. can tuna fish, drained
- 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese Plus More For Serving
- 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
Using a deep skillet or pot, bring milk, chicken broth, butter and salt to a light simmer.
Add noodles to the skillet and stir until all noodles are separated.
Simmer on medium heat for 6 minutes, stirring often.
Once noodles are tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, stir in tuna fish, cheese and peas.
Serve with additional Parmesan cheese.
What to Sere with this Tuna Helper Recipe
We love to serve this tuna noodle pasta dish with either fresh tomato slices or a healthy basic tossed salad. Simply slice a couple fresh tomatoes and drizzle with Italian dressing.
Hot rolls with butter is perfect for this recipe.
What We Love about This Tuna Recipe
Dinner is quick with this recipe and on the table in about 20 minutes!
Tuna fish is a healthy addition to your family’s diet.
Tuna fish is heart healthy and low in fat and carbs.
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