How to Cook Tuna & Bows

EASY step-by-step instructions to prepare a tasty pasta dish

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These are the supplies I use. I cook for 3-4 people so I used 1.5 boxes of pasta and 3 packets of tuna

These are the supplies I use. I cook for 3-4 people so I used 1.5 boxes of pasta and 3 packets of tuna

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Turn the burner on high

Turn the burner on high

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Start to boil water in a large pot (lid and some salt makes it boil faster)

Start to boil water in a large pot (lid and some salt makes it boil faster)

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As the water is heating up, choose the tuna you'd like to use. Starkist is my favorite

As the water is heating up, choose the tuna you'd like to use. Starkist is my favorite

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Get a VERY large bowl to place the tuna in

Get a VERY large bowl to place the tuna in

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Use a fork to flake the tuna apart like so

Use a fork to flake the tuna apart like so

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Drip some lemon juice over the tuna (not too much!) and sprinkle lemon pepper seasoning on top

Drip some lemon juice over the tuna (not too much!) and sprinkle lemon pepper seasoning on top

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Mix the tuna around so that the juice and seasoning is evenly distributed

Mix the tuna around so that the juice and seasoning is evenly distributed

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The water should be hot now. When it reaches a boil add the pasta. Remember to stir or it will stick to the bottom!

The water should be hot now. When it reaches a boil add the pasta. Remember to stir or it will stick to the bottom!

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When the pasta is cooked to your liking, drain the water. My dad likes using this fancy locking lid, a colander will do just as well

When the pasta is cooked to your liking, drain the water. My dad likes using this fancy locking lid, a colander will do just as well

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Turn the burner off

Turn the burner off

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Rinse the pasta to remove the starch and cool the noodles

Rinse the pasta to remove the starch and cool the noodles

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Drain again. Note: if your using a colander, just rinse the noodles under running water

Drain again. Note: if your using a colander, just rinse the noodles under running water

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Place about half of the bows on top of the tuna in your large bowl

Place about half of the bows on top of the tuna in your large bowl

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Scoop a good amount of mayonnaise onto the pasta

Scoop a good amount of mayonnaise onto the pasta

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Mix the mayo, bows and tuna together

Mix the mayo, bows and tuna together

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Add the rest of the bows on top. You want more bows than tuna preferably

Add the rest of the bows on top. You want more bows than tuna preferably

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Add more mayonnaise. This keeps the dish from being too dry. You hardly taste it!

Add more mayonnaise. This keeps the dish from being too dry. You hardly taste it!

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Mix until the tuna and mayo are evenly distributed. The tuna likes to clump together so make sure you break it apart

Mix until the tuna and mayo are evenly distributed. The tuna likes to clump together so make sure you break it apart

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Add a pinch of salt and/or celery salt on top

Add a pinch of salt and/or celery salt on top

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Mix it all up ONE more time!

Mix it all up ONE more time!

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Enjoy 😊

Enjoy 😊

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