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Vegetable Beef Bow Tie Skillet Recipe

Vegetable Beef Bow Tie Skillet Recipe

Meaty and chock-full of veggies, this one-pot wonder is loaded with fill-you-up flavor in every bite. Simple & Delicious Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chopped sweet yellow pepper
  • 1 cup chopped zucchini
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the broth, pasta, water and seasonings. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Add yellow pepper and zucchini; cover and cook 2-4 minutes longer or until pasta and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomatoes; sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 498 calories, 24g fat (12g saturated fat), 116mg cholesterol, 1021mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 37g protein.

Reviews for Vegetable Beef Bow Tie Skillet

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Stickmom5 User ID: 6800777 165285
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"This is one of my family's favorite late summer meals when I have garden product! I add yellow squash to this too and use the mini bowtie pastas. Even my kids love this!"

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scrapo User ID: 2908723 182480
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2012

"added some minced garlic to beef & onion! delicious! will leave out salt though next time or use reduced sodium broth."

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Shawn Morgan User ID: 1893759 144641
Reviewed May. 28, 2012

"Substituted asparagus and sugar snap peas for the zucchini & yellow pepper. The kids loved it!"

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kristinafoss User ID: 3910501 99996
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2012

"My family loved this meal! It was a little more juicy like soup than a skillet but still awesome, full of flavor."

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waddington6 User ID: 5905925 114520
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2011

"Made this last night and the whole family loved it! Great flavor and very easy. I ended up not having any fresh tomatoes, so I drained a can of diced tomatoes and tossed those in. It still came out great."

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Perticus User ID: 4895376 114519
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2011

"Great recipe. My husband loved it. The only thing I did different was the cheese. I used low fat Mexican blend."

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dachshundsonly User ID: 4986600 100716
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2011

"Loved this recipe although it was a little soupy. I will probably keep everything the same next time but up the bowties to 2 cups."

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downundercanadian User ID: 4302163 169568
Reviewed Nov. 16, 2010

"I substituted extra Italian and seasoning in place of the chili powder & it was excellent!"

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frankyboone User ID: 5044288 144640
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2010

"Kids loved it and me too. Will do it again, first time I was cooking with Zucchinis and the kids loved it"

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me_clev User ID: 3049593 181500
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2009

"The seasoning in this receipe is so good and it's such a verstile dish. I used the veggie spiral pasta (that's all I had) and used carrots, corn, green beans and peas in place of the zuchini or squash, as my husband won't eat them."

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tinmarcoo User ID: 1202830 183600
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2009

"I made this with canned tomatoes and greenbeans instead fo the zucchini...no one here like zucchini."

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mam75 User ID: 1608789 144637
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2009

"My husband and daughter love all the flavor with this meal and I appreciate the 1 pan needed to cook it up!"

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LOREVANS User ID: 2901296 210907
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2009

"THIS WAS GREAT. MY HUSBAND LOVED IT TOO. I NEVER MEASURE OUT VEGETABLES, I ADDED A WHOLE BELL PEPPER, ONION, AND ZUCCHINI,AND IT CAME OUT GREAT. THANKS FOR SHARING THE RECIPE."

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Gabrielle Schroader User ID: 3910269 115653
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2009

"Very good! I used ground turkey. I love one dish meals!!!"

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emmitdanger User ID: 137760 169564
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2009

"I always modify recipes to fit what I have and to our tastes. I could not find any zucchini in the stores so I left it out. Instead of garlic powder, I added minced garlic to taste and I also added 1 tsp of cumin. I never add salt to a recipe so that was left out as well. This is a very flavorful recipe. We never have leftovers when I make this."

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paulcj89 User ID: 1461979 115651
Reviewed Jun. 22, 2009

"Re: Vegetable Beef Bow Tie Skillet

This recipe is great! My wife loved it! It is simple and fresh and healthy. I am going to suggest to all my friends.
Paul"

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HeidiLSB User ID: 1348517 210906
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2009

"I'm the queen of changing recipes slightly when I don't have the exact ingredients. I swapped out the yellow pepper and zucchini for a 2 cup mix of celery, red pepper, fresh mushrooms. I cooked the celery with the ground beef so it could get softer.

The 2 cups of chopped tomatoes I used 2 14oz cans of diced tomatoes/drained. I added more cheese to make it more cheesy to our taste. The seasoning in the original recipe listing is what makes this all work well together! It's fabulous!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.