Bow Tie Pasta & Beans
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Bow Tie Pasta & Beans

This easy pasta main dish features fresh vegetables from the garden.

The Story Behind the Recipe
15 min
20 min


4 ounces (1 1/2 cups) uncooked dried bow-tie pasta

1 tablespoon Land O Lakes® Butter

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves  

1/4 cup finely chopped onion

1 pound green beans, cut in half

5 Roma tomatoes, quartered

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


 *Substitute 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt butter in 12-inch skillet until sizzling; stir in basil and onion. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 1-2 minutes or until onion is softened. Stir in green beans. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 5-6 minutes or until heated through.

  3. STEP 3

    Stir in cooked pasta, tomatoes, salt and pepper. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, 2-3 minutes or until tomatoes are heated through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.


4Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
200Sodium (mg)
23Carbohydrates (g)
4Dietary Fiber
6Protein (g)


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  January 08, 2010

I tried this for the first time. I had to half the recipe because I am the only one eating this. It will be great for the lenten season. I will make it again.

— says Mary
  September 26, 2008

easy to prepare bright fresh taste

— says Rosalyn
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