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Back to School: Healthy Dinners for Kids (Slide 20)

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Tuna mac & cheese takes a trip to the Southwest with spicy tomato and festive blue tortilla chips on top. Canned tomatoes with green chiles and ancho chile powder add a peppery kick, but if you like, you can keep it mellow by using a 14-ounce can of drained petite diced tomatoes and mild chili powder.

Recipe: Tuna-&-Tomato Mac & Cheese

 
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Tuna-&-Tomato Mac & Cheese

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