cook pasta as directed..I like mine slightly under done. salted water.when done drain really well. put aside.In a large skillet put 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter. saute onion untill soft add salt pepper than add garlic and pepper, cook untill soft don't burn your garlic.in another skillet cook beef with salt and pepper. cook thur .drain every bit of grease from hamburger. put back on heat add diced tomatos or canned..if its canned drain most of the liquid from tomatos.when heated.in large pan combine pasta beef and tomatoes oil butter onins garlic mix well add plenty of grated cheese. serve..if you would like you can put in a casserole dish ,greased sprinkle with grated cheese and any kind od shredded cheese you like.cover loosely bake 30 mins or untill bubbley last 5 mintues uncover serve... writing my first receipe wasn't as easy as it looks... hope ypou all understand my directions..I hope I will get better at it.. this really is a good receipe..