K. Rock's Chicken Pesto Pasta

The great thing about following a lot of blogs is coming across great recipes and/or craft ideas.  It's such an inspiration.  Some time ago, I stumbled upon K. Rock's blog - Food Stamp.  Her blog features food that gets her stamp of approval.

A dish that caught my eye was this chicken pesto pasta.  I don't know if there's an official name, but that's what I'm calling this dish.  With her permission, I'm giving you K.Rock's recipe.

Chicken Pesto Pasta

chicken sausage
bow-tie (farfalle) pasta
jarred pesto sauce
baby tomatoes
salt & pepper (to taste)

Cook the pasta according to package directions.  In a separate pot/pan, cook the chicken sausage.  After both are done, combine the ingredients in a pot and add your jarred pesto sauce.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.  Then add your halved baby tomatoes to the dish and warm through.

* My mods:
First off, I used the mini farfalle pasta.  My chicken sausage was pre-cooked, but frozen, so I opted to boil mine.  I removed the casing because I've never liked casing on sausages.  Then I chopped the sausage into quartered pieces.  I didn't use the tomatoes because I didn't have any, but I know that the addition of the tomatoes would be a lovely combination of flavors.  Plus an even more appealing photo.

I will say that although I had never had chicken sausage before, the kind I used for this dish was sooo good!  It was Al Fresco Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage.  There were bits of apple in there and a hint of maple syrup.  Too tasty.

So here's the dish.  Super quick and very tasty!

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Buen Provecho,


  1. So glad you liked it! Thanks for posting!

  2. this looks yummy! Might be tommorrow night's dinner. I love chicken sausage, especially the flavor with the apples.

  3. Yay for meat. I may try this one for sure.

  4. This looks delicious! I've never had sausage and pesto. It sounds wonderful!

  5. Yum! This is just the sort of dish I'd prepare every single day if I could. Thanks for sharing the recipe!


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