BEEF AND PARMESAN PASTA

BEEF AND PARMESAN PASTA

1 1/2 pounds ground beef
14 1/2 ounces beef broth, ready to serve
15 1/2 ounces Italian-style tomatoes, diced
2 cups farfalle (bow tie) pasta, uncooked
2 cups zucchini, sliced 1/4" thick
3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided

  1. In large skillet, brown ground beef over medium-high heat 6 to 8 minutes or until beef is no longer pink (breaking up into 3/4" pieces). Remove beef with slotted spoon; pour off drippings.

  2. In same skillet, add broth, tomatoes and pasta, pushing pasta into liquid. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium. Cook, uncovered, 15 minutes stirring frequently. Add zucchini; continue cooking 5 minutes or until pasta is tender.

  3. Return beef to skillet and stir in 1/2 cup cheese; heat through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.