Your new favorite meal prep is here! This healthy Fettuccine Tuna Alfredo is easy to make with a few simple ingredients and absolutely delicious. If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to regular Alfredo then you’re going to love this high protein pasta recipe.
Start this recipe by taking out 2 pans and draining 2 5 ounce cans of tuna. You’ll need a small pan for your sauce and a larger pan for your pasta.
Take out a small saucepan, turn your burner on medium heat, and add 1 tablespoon of unsalted butter into it.
Once your butter melts add in 1/2 teaspoon of minced garlic and 1 1/2 ounces of mushrooms. Let those cook for a minute while moving them around.
Add in 1 cup of unsweetened milk substitute, 1/4 cup of rolled oats turned into oat flour, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, 6 tablespoons of fat free cream cheese, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, and 2 tablespoons of parsley.
Turn your rolled oats into oat flour by simply processing or blending them until they look like flour!
Mix those ingredients together and keep them moving until they thicken up after 2-3 minutes. Depending on the size of your pan it may take more or less time for them to thicken up so keep an eye on them!
Stir in 10 tablespoons of grated parmesan cheese once it thickens up and keep stirring it for a minute.
Reduce your heat to low-medium and mix in your drained tuna. Let everything cook now for 2 minutes while occasionally stirring it so that nothing burns every :10-:15 seconds.
Turn your burner off and put that pan off to the side.
Take out a pan big enough for your fettuccine, add 8 cups of water into it, and bring that to a boil over high heat.
The fettuccine that we used today was made with mung beans which is way higher in protein than your standard pasta which you can find here. If you don’t have access to this, use whatever healthier fettuccine you can find.
Add your fettuccine into your boiling water (we used 8 ounces worth) and reduce your heat to medium. Let that cook for however long your box/package says to.
Finish your high protein fettuccine tuna Alfredo by adding some of your cooked fettuccine into a bowl and mixing in your tuna Alfredo.
Pro tip? Make sure not to use a flavored milk substitute!
Ready for some dessert? Try our delicious Protein Carrot Cake with Frosting!
High Protein Fettuccine Tuna Alfredo
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- ¼ Cup Rolled Oats
- 2 Cans Tuna - 10 Ounces
- 1 Tablespoon Butter - Unsalted
- ½ Teaspoon Minced Garlic - or 1 Clove Garlic
- 1 ½ Ounces Mushrooms - *Optional
- 8 Ounces Milk Substitute - or Milk
- 6 Tablespoons Cream Cheese - Fat Free
- ¼ Teaspoon Black Pepper
- ½ Teaspoon Salt
- 2 Tablespoons Parsley
- 10 Tablespoons Parmesan Cheese - Grated
- 64 Ounces Water
- 1 Package Fettuccine - 8 Ounces Mung Bean
- Turn your Rolled Oats into oat flour by blending or processing them until they look like flour
- Drain your Tuna
- Take out a saucepan, turn your burner on Medium Heat, and add your Butter into it
- Once your Butter melts add in your Minced Garlic and Mushrooms
- Stir those around and let them cook for around 1 minute
- Add in the rest of your ingredients aside from your Parmesan Cheese, Fettuccine, and Water
- Mix everything together and continue stirring for 2-3 minutes or until it starts to thicken up
- After it thicken up add in your Parmesan Cheese
- Mix that in and continue stirring for around 1 minute
- Reduce your heat to Low-Medium and add your Tuna in
- Mix your Tuna around and let that cook for 2 minutes while stirring every :10-:15 seconds
- Take your Tuna Alfredo off the heat and take out a large saucepan
- Cook your Fettuccine and drain it
- Add your Tuna Alfredo on top
- Calories: 1495
- Fat: 43g
- Saturated Fat: 26g
- Sodium: 2104mg
- Carbs: 90g
- Fiber: 47g
- Sugar: 28g
- Protein: 187g
- Calories: 373
- Fat: 10.7g
- Saturated Fat: 6.5g
- Sodium: 526mg
- Carbs: 22.5g
- Fiber: 11.7g
- Sugar: 7g
- Protein: 46.7g