Grilled Sausage and Pesto Pasta

  • Yield: 4 servings


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


  1. 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. 

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 720
  • Fat 46g
  • Saturated Fat 16g
  • Cholesterol 90mg
  • Sodium 1080mg
  • Carbohydrate 46g
  • Protein 30g