Brown ground beef with Bacon Bacon, celery and onion until ground beef is browned and vegetables are tender. Stir in Dried Tomato & Garlic Pesto Mix, diced tomatoes, beans and chicken broth. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes to blend flavors. Add water and pasta; bring to a boil and cook, covered, for 10 minutes or until pasta is tender. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle into bowls; top with shredded cheese. Serve with prepared Perfect Parmesan Biscuits. Makes 8 servings.