If you are in need of a fun, quick, and easy meal idea, you’re in just the right place!  Today I’m sharing a recipe based on the old kid-favorite, tuna mac.

Instead of using tuna, I swapped it out for canned, shredded chicken and added shaved romano cheese to fancy it up a bit!  Voila – you’ve got a dinner to please the pickiest of eaters that is not even entirely unhealthy  😉

Tuna Mac Recipe. A new twist on an old favorite! Quicky and Easy weeknight meal idea!

Tuna Mac Meal Hack


  • White cheddar pasta shells
  • Romano shaved cheese
  • Peas
  • Canned chicken



  • Cook mac and cheese, per directions on the box
  • Add canned peas or frozen peas, cooked to perfection
  • Add cheese shavings
  • Add shredded chicken
  • Add garlic, onion, and/or pepper if desired
  • Stir all together in one big bowl


Admire the final product, after the cheese shavings melt into a gooey, heavenly masterpiece ready to be served!  Get ready for much praise & thanks because this tastes incredible  😉  Enjoy!


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