Source: America's Favorite Food Associations

Bow Tie Pasta Piquant
A great tasting italian meal.
Serves: 6
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes


2 medium tomatoes, diced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 cup fresh chopped basil
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs
8 ounces bow tie pasta
2 cups shredded green cabbage
1/2 cup blanched slivered almonds, toasted

Toss together tomatoes, vinegar and basil; set aside. Stir together olive oil, butter and garlic in skillet over medium heat; cook until bubbly. Stir in bread crumbs; cook stirring constantly, until crumbs are golden brown. Remove from heat. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling water according to package directions; stir in shredded cabbage during last minute of cooking. Drain. Toss pasta with tomato mixture. Toss with bread crumb mixture and almonds. Serve at once.