KD and Tuna

KD and Tuna
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One box of Kraft Dinner and one can of Tuna with the Juices squeezed out to make a Creamy KD and Tuna ready in about 10 minutes.

This is another Kraft Dinner recipe we had growing up. The can of Tuna has all the juices squeezed out and is added last, just to mix in and heat through. Adjust the consistency by adding in more milk at the end if desired.

Kraft Dinner

1 box of original Kraft Dinner. This is cooked Hamburger Helper style, all in one pot.

Original Kraft Dinner
Original Kraft Dinner


One can of Tuna in water with the juices squeezed out. Add it to Kraft Dinner, just when it is about done. Mix to break it down and heat through before serving.

Canned Tuna
Canned Tuna

KD and Tuna with Extra Cheese

The added Butter, Cheese Whiz & Milk makes it a creamy cheese dish. Optionally add in Cheese Whiz Sauce in place of the Cheese Whiz.

If you want a strong butter flavor to come through, then substitute the Sea Salt with Butter Popcorn seasoning.

If you want a more cheesy flavor, add shredded cheese when the dish is cooked and heat through until the cheese is melted. Then add Salt & Pepper to taste.

KD and Tuna Toppings

Some nice Cheesy Crackers crumbled over top is a nice touch. You can also drizzle over some Hot Sauce or yes, some Ketchup. I don’t know what it is about the Cheese & Ketchup Flavor, but I really love it.

How to Cook KD & Tuna

Throw everything into a skillet or wok, except for the canned tuna. Mix well and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the can of Tuna with the juices squeezed out and mix it in. Season with Salt & Pepper.

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KD and Tuna

One box of Kraft Dinner and one can of Tuna with the Juices squeezed out to make a Creamy KD and Tuna.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Keyword: KD & Tuna, KD and Tuna, Kraft Dinner and Tuna, Kraft Dinner with Tuna, Tuna Mac and Cheese
Servings: 2 portions
Author: JAH


  • Skillet


  • 1 box Original Kraft Dinner
  • 1 Can Tuna in water
  • 1 C Water
  • 1 C Milk or Cream
  • 2 Tbl Cheese Whiz - – or Cheese Whiz Sauce
  • 2 Tbl Butter
  • To Taste Salt & Pepper


  • Squeeze all the juice out from the tuna and set this aside to add last.
  • In the Skillet add Water, Milk, Cheese Powder, Cheese Whiz or Cheese Whiz Sauce, Butter, Pasta. Mix well and turn the heat to max. Bring to a Boil.
  • Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 8 minutes. Add the canned Tuna with the juices squeezed out and mix well. Add more Milk if desired to adjust the consistency.
    Season with Salt & Pepper to taste. Optionally add shredded cheese until melted, then season with Salt & Pepper.
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