Sausage and Meatball Basil Pesto Pasta

Monday, November 30th 2015, 5:00 pm
By: News 9

Sausage and Meatball Basil Pesto Pasta

1/2 pound smoked sausage, sliced thin

2 cups freezer meatballs, cut in half

1 package spaghetti noodles

2 cups chicken broth

2 1/2 cups water

1 container grapes tomatoes

1 onion, sliced thin


4 garlic cloves, sliced thin

1/2 cup fresh basil leaves

1/4 cup pesto

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

To prepare the pasta: In a large dutch oven add in the pasta, meats, grape tomatoes, onion, and pesto sauce. Pour the chicken broth/water over the ingredients and cover. Bring the liquid to a boil. Once it begins to boil remove the lid. Cook for 7-8 minutes. Toss periodically to keep the pasta from cooking. Once the pasta is cooked al dente remove from the heat. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves. Serve!

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