Bow Ties Italian Pasta
Bow tie pasta, also called farfalle, can be less expensive when bought in bulk and used again for this Bow Ties Italian Pasta. Since the pasta is dried, it will keep for several months if stored in an airtight plastic bag or canister.
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 (15-ounce) can whole tomatoes
1/3 cup red wine or tomato juice
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1 (12-ounce) package bow tie pasta
Saute garlic in olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat for 1 minute. Add undrained tomatoes; stir to break apart tomatoes.
Add wine, salt, Italian seasoning, pepper, onion powder and red pepper flakes to saucepan. Simmer sauce, stirring occasionally, about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
Place pasta in a large serving bowl. Add sauce; toss gently until well mixed. Serve immediately.
Bow Ties Italian Pasta tip: Next time you make pasta sauce, try doing so in a 12- or 14-inch skillet. Then you can add the drained pasta to the skillet and quickly toss it with the sauce.