Grilled Sausage and Pesto Pasta

Difficulty: 1/5
Time: 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 12 ounces Italian sausage links
  • 8 ounces farfalle pasta (OR other small pasta shape, cooked and drained, kept warm)
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto (purchased or homemade)
  • 1/2 red bell pepper (seeded and diced)
  • 2 ounces Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • fresh basil (chopped)

PREPARATION

Prepare medium-hot fire in grill; grill sausage directly over fire, turning to cook and brown evenly, about 10-12 minutes, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 160 degrees F.

Remove from fire and set aside. In large shallow bowl, toss farfalle and pesto; toss to coat evenly. Slice sausage into rounds and add along with diced red pepper and cheese. Garnish with chopped fresh basil.

Serves 4