Beef with Bow-Tie Pasta
1 1/2 pounds beef boneless sirloin steak
3 cups 2-inch pieces asparagus (1 pound)
2 medium onions, sliced
1 1/2 cups beef broth
4 cups cooked farfalle (bow-tie) pasta
1 cup tomato puree
3 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 tablespoon dried basil leaves
3 tablespoons chopped sun-dried tomatoes (not oil-packed)
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese
Trim fat from beef. Cut beef with grain into 2-inch strips; cut strips
across grain into 1/8-inch slices. (For easier cutting, partially freeze
beef about 1 hour.)
Spray 12-inch skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium heat. Cook
asparagus, onions and 1 cup of the broth in skillet 5 to 7 minutes,
stirring occasionally, until liquid has evaporated; remove mixture from
Add beef to skillet. Cook about 2 minutes over medium heat, stirring
frequently, until beef is no longer pink.
Return asparagus mixture to skillet. Stir in remaining broth and remaining
ingredients except cheese. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until
mixture is hot. Sprinkle with cheese.
Makes 6 servings
This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.