1 pound ground beef
1 small onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2 cups water
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
3/4 cup small curd cottage cheese
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
In a large skillet, cook beef, onion and garlic until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the tomatoes, water, tomato paste, parsley, oregano and salt; mix well. Stir in pasta; bring to a boil.
Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until pasta is tender, stirring once. Combine cheeses; drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto pasta mixture. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.