Farfalle with Hot Italian Sausage

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Farfalle with Hot Italian Sausage

1 1/2 lb farfalle pasta (bowtie)

2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 lb hot Italian sausage
6 tablespoons garlic, chopped
2 bunch fresh basil, leaves torn into pieces
2 lb cherry tomatoes, halved
1 cup parmigiano-reggiano cheese, grated
2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
sea salt and pepper

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta until al dente.
Drain and toss in olive oil. Set aside. Meanwhile, preheat a large skillet.
Squeeze sausage from casing into pan, crumbling it into small pieces.
Add garlic and cook until sausage is browned and cooked through, 7 to 10 minutes.
Toss cooked sausage with pasta, basil, tomatoes, cheese, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature.