Sausage, Pesto, Mozzarella Bites

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2 tablespoons canola oil

1 lb. sausage large links

  • 2 cups fresh basil, spinach or cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts or almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 oz. mozzarella cheese, cut into 1” squares
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • Toothpicks

Brush each sausage link with oil. Whether on a grill or in a large skillet, cook sausages to desired doneness. Cut into 1” pieces.

For the pesto, combine the basil, spinach or cilantro with the nuts, oil, parmesan cheese, salt an pepper in a blender. Puree; pour in a bowl.

Thread a piece of sausage, spoon some of the pesto on the sausage, add a piece of the mozzarella. Continue until all of the sausage and mozzarella cheese is used.

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