Bow Tie Beef Skillet

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


5 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
When I have a busy day, this is the dish I choose to make for dinner. It comes together so quickly and are always delicious.—Tammy Perrault, Lancaster, Ohio


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1-1/3 cups beef broth
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 medium yellow summer squash, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Stir in the pasta, tomatoes, broth, tomato sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes.
  2. Add squash and green pepper. Cook, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes or until pasta and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Add 1/2 cup cheese; cook 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.