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Fresh Tomato, Beef & Bow Tie Pasta
This quick and economical dish is a great recipe for beginning cooks.

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Servings: Serves 4
1 pound lean ground beef
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1-1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
2 Tbsp. sliced fresh basil
3 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

In a large nonstick skillet, brown ground beef and garlic over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink, breaking beef up into 3/4-inch crumbles. Pour off drippings.
Stir in tomatoes, salt and pepper. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions.
Toss beef mixture and basil with pasta. Sprinkle with cheese.