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Sausage Pesto Linguini

sausage pesto

Ingredients:

4 Italian Sausages (sweet or mild, it’s up to you)
1/2 C Pesto (find it in the cheese section in the grocery store)
1/2 C Milk/Cream
1/2 C Water from making the Liguini
1 handful Snow Peas or 1 C Frozen Peas
1/2 box Linguini

Directions:

Cook the sausage in a frying pan with 1 Tbs of olive oil. Cook through. While doing this cook the Linguini according to package directions. Remove from sausages from pan. In same pan add remaining ingredients and stir well. Add linguini when done. Serve sausages on the side.

Chicken Pesto Linguini with Snow Peas

chicken pesto linguini

chicken pesto snow peas pasta chicken pesto snow peas pasta

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbsp Oil – Light Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, Butter
  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/4 C Pesto – Buy this in the cheese section, it comes in a bucket. Looks like green goo. It’s actually a couple of cheeses with basil and garlic. Or you can make your own.
  • 1 C Milk
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 Package Linguini

Directions:

Put oil in frying pan on medium heat. Add the chicken when the oil is hot. Salt and pepper on both sides of breasts. Brown on medium to medium-low for 30 minutes. Turn half way through. Add the snow peas to the pan.
In a sauce pan and the pesto and milk. On medium-low stir slowly until it thickens. Be careful not to boil the mixture.
Remove the chicken once cooked through. Inside temp should be 160 degrees.
Cook Linguini according to the directions. Once done take 2 Tbs of the pasta water and add to the pesto sauce. Pour the pesto mixture into the frypan with the drippings and snow peas. Take the pasta and add to fry pan mixture and stir with pesto sauce evenly.