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Creamy Pesto Sausage Pasta

Creamy Pesto Sausage Pasta

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword dinner, pasta, quick and simple, sausage, simple dinner ideas
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Jenny

Ingredients

  • 1 pound small pasta dry
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Place sausage in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook, crumble and brown. Transfer cooked pasta and sausage to large pot over medium low heat. Slowly stir in pesto and cream. Cook until hot. Before serving sprinkle with Parmesan and fresh basil.