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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