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Bowtie Skillet Pasta with Tomatoes and Basil

by Ree Drummond

“So simple, so perfect—almost too pretty to eat.”

5 min. prep time 20 min. total time


12 ounces bowtie pasta (farfalle)
3 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil
1 clove garlic, pressed or minced finely
1 cup halved red grape tomatoes
1 cup halved yellow grape tomatoes
3 ounces Parmesan cheese
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
Additional basil and parmesan, for garnish


In a large saucepan, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

Return the saucepan to the stove over medium heat. Add the Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil and allow it to melt. Add the garlic to the pan and let it cook for 1 minute to infuse flavor.

Add the cooked pasta, tomatoes, basil, salt, and pepper to the pan. Toss to combine. Use a vegetable peeler to shave the Parmesan into the pan. Give it a final toss, then serve immediately with extra Parmesan shavings and basil leaves on top.

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