Spicy Red Pesto Pasta with Sausage


add ingredients for the red pesto to your food processor

pulse until roughly chopped

finely chop the shallot

mince the garlic

remove casings from sausages, chop unto small pieces

heat oil and butter in a large skillet

add sausages, cook until they start to brown

add garlic, shallot and spices, cook for 2 minutes

pour in white wine, simmer for 2 minutes

meanwhile, cook the pasta

stir in prepared pesto

simmer for 10 minutes

scoop up 1 cup cooking water, drain the pasta

toss pasta and 1/2 cup cooking water with sauce

finish off with basil and black pepper