Beef and Bow Ties Pasta Recipe -
Beef and Bow Ties Pasta Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Beef and Bow Ties Pasta

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"Ground beef and bow tie pasta cooked in garlic, Italian seasoning and tomatoes."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins

    55 mins


  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the bow-tie pasta and return to a boil. Cook the pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 12 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until browned and crumbly, about 10 minutes; drain off excess fat. Stir in garlic and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until tomatoes are soft, about 5 minutes.
  3. Place the bow-tie pasta into a large serving dish, and pour the ground beef mixture over the pasta. Sprinkle on the chopped basil. Toss lightly to combine, and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 14, 2010

Quick and Easy recipe, and cheap as well. I also added in some spinach and it worked out nicely.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 19, 2010

I added zucchini but otherwise followed the recipe. My ingredients were very fresh, tomatoes and basil right out of the garden. I found this dish lacking in taste and will not make again.


21 Ratings

Feb 24, 2011

This is one of my go to recipes on those crazy week nights. My family enjoys!

Dec 21, 2010

Quick, easy, but as is a bit bland. Next time, I'll add some crushed red pepper and a bit more salt.

Jul 20, 2010

this was really good and very quick and easy, great for a busy weeknight supper. I followed the recipe exactly using fresh tomato, garlic and basil. Even my picky 10 year old liked it.

Jul 14, 2010

really good; my whole family enjoyed. you could also substitute ground game meat and chopped ham...=)

Oct 06, 2011

we eat this in our house about once a week. i use the colored pasta and sometimes add a can of olives to it. but it's light, quick, and a hit even with the kids. i do use olive oil to mix everything together, it blends the flavors more (my own opinion) i also put in a pinch or two of crushed red peppers - just to give it a bit more kick... serve it with a green salad and maybe some sourdough bread and you are set!!!

May 23, 2011

Still cannot believe there is no oil or sauce in this which is a good thing for the calorie conscious. One can taste the "fresh" and maybe some sliced mushrooms and onions would only add to it.


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  • Calories
  • 287 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 14.9 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 23.3 g
  • 47%
  • Sodium
  • 564 mg
  • 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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