You don’t have to limit yourself too much in your dietary intake when you’re looking out for your health. You only have to look out and filter foods that are nutritious and those that will cause harm. For instance, if you are diabetic, you might want to avoid foods that are high in sugar. 

Maybe it can feel like a death sentence, with all these filterings of delicious food. But, you don’t have to worry. We’ll teach you how to create healthy dishes like this diabetic-friendly tuna casserole.

In this recipe, we are going to guide you through the process of making this healthy and absolutely delicious dish. All you have to do is follow these simple instructions and you’re good to go!

How To Make Diabetic-Friendly Tuna Casserole

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Preparation:
30 mins
Cooking:
30 mins
Total:
1 hr
Serves:
4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb. whole wheat pasta
  • 1 tbsp. margarine
  • 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk nonfat
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 oz. Parmesan cheese
  • 6 oz. white albacore tuna drained
  • 1 tsp. paprika

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook and drain the pasta.
  • Combine margarine and flour to make a roux.
  • Cook in a saucepan over low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add the milk, pepper and cheese.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, until sauce is smooth.
  • Combine pasta, tuna and sauce in a casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle with paprika and bake for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 373mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 908IU | Calcium: 184mg | Iron: 3mg

Commonly Asked Questions

I’m A Diabetic, What Kinds of Food Can I Eat?

Diabetics should be eating fruits more. Fruits like banana, apples, and avocados are good for health. It is also okay for diabetics to eat berries and instead of drinking milk, diabetics should opt for some yogurt instead. However, we have to emphasize, to consult a nutritionist and your doctor first for the right type of foods to be ingested. 

 

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Conclusion

Now you can have a delicious dish without thinking if this is going to affect your health. This diabetic-friendly tuna casserole is cheesy and scrumptious, you'll want it at every dinner party and special occasion.