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Grilled Sausage & Pesto Pasta

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  Italian sausage link 12 Ounce
  Cooked farfalle/Other small pasta shape 8 Ounce, cooked and drained (Kept Warm)
  Basil pesto 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Purchased / Homemade)
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 , seeded and diced
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Ounce

Prepare medium-hot fire in grill; grill sausage directly over fire, turning to cook and brown evenly, about 10-12 minutes.
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 if desired.
Use the hot grill to grill garlic bread or heat focaccia to accompany this easy and hearty summer dish.
Toss fresh garden tomato wedges lightly with a vinaigrette to serve alongside.
Grill fresh peaches over dying coals, brush with butter and brown sugar and serve on top of vanilla ice cream.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2135 Calories from Fat 502

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g84.6%

Saturated Fat 20.9 g104.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 152 mg50.7%

Sodium 4380.3 mg182.5%

Total Carbohydrates 275 g91.7%

Dietary Fiber 16.5 g65.9%

Sugars 13.5 g

Protein 122 g243.9%

Vitamin A 44.7% Vitamin C 135.6%

Calcium 76.6% Iron 62.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grilled Sausage & Pesto Pasta Recipe