Main Dishes

Pesto Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Roasted Brussels Sprouts

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I don't know about you but here in KC we're in this weird weather transition stage. If you live here you know what I mean; it could be 75 and sunny one day and 50 and drizzly the next. This is the time of year when you have to look at the forecast every day because mother nature is so finicky (she is a woman, after all). For me the unpredictable weather means I am in a food dichotomy as well because I want to be eating salads with fresh ingredients but I also want pasta and soup. This

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1 lb. fresh brussels sprouts, ends trimmed and outer leaves removed then cut in half
2 T. olive oil, divided
1/2 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
1 lb. short pasta of your choice (penne, rigatoni, etc. I used pipe rigate)
4 fully cooked chicken sausage links (I used Johnsonville Three Cheese Italian Style)
5 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 c. basil pesto
1/2 c. Parmesan cheese plus more for serving if desired
Preheat the oven to 400. In a large bowl mix together the brussels sprouts, 1 T. olive oil, salt and pepper and toss to combine. Prepare a baking sheet with cooking spray and spread the brussels sprouts on...
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Nutritions

Calories
490

Sodium
1413mg
58% DV

Fat
24g
37% DV

Protein
21g
43% DV

Carbs
39g
13% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

Mezcal Negroni

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Simplicity & good Mezcal take the Campari cocktail, Negroni, from classic to iconic.

Mezcal Negroni:
1 fl. oz. Mezcal ( El Silencio Espadin )
1 fl. oz. Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth
1 fl. oz. Campari
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Stir with Ice & Strain
Pour into Rocks Glass
Garnish with Orange Peel


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Nutritions

Calories
0

Sodium
0mg
0% DV

Fat
0g
0% DV

Protein
0g
0% DV

Carbs
0g
0% DV

Fiber
0g
0% DV