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Sun-Dried Tomato and Pesto Chicken Sausage Pasta

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings as a main dish 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Stovetop


Sun dried tomato and pesto chicken sausage pasta is the epitome of summer cooking – 4-ingredients, 20 minutes, all in one dish. 


  • 1/2 pound whole wheat fusilli pasta
  • 3/4 pound asparagus, trimmed
  • 12.8 ounces or 4 sweet basil pesto chicken sausages, fully cooked (found at Trader Joe’s)
  • 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained
  • 1 Tablespoon oil from sun-dried tomato jar


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Slice the chicken sausages in half and broil or grill until charred.
  3. Steam asparagus until just tender.
  4. Combine sun-dried tomatoes and oil in food processor and process until a thick sauce forms. Feel free to add water to thin.
  5. Once the pasta, chicken, and asparagus are cooked and cooled, combine all ingredients in a large bowl and toss with the sun-dried tomato sauce.

Keywords: pasta, easy dinner, trader joes