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Chicken Sausage and Pesto Pasta

This special sausage adds a lot of color to this dish. Serve with some steamed broccoli and melted cheddar.

12 oz. spinach chicken sausage, sliced
1 box farfalle pasta
1/2 c. basil pesto
2-4 oz. Parmesan cheese
opt. grated mozzarella

Prepare pasta as directed. In a large bowl combine pasta, pesto and cheeses.

To freeze: Place mixture in a freezer pan. On cooking day thaw and bake as directed.

To Bake: Bake in baking dish covered with foil on 350 for about 20 minutes until heated through. If baking after it has been in the fridge thawing it will most likely take closer to 40 minutes to heat through. To made a little more sauce add a half cup of milk or half and half and extra mozzarella or Parmesan cheese.

More inexpensive variation on this meal:

8 oz. spinach chicken sausage, sliced
16 oz  farfalle pasta
1/2 c. basil pesto
3 oz. Parmesan cheese
1/2 c. milk
1 c. chicken broth
1 c. grated mozzarella

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