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Black Spaghetti with Sausage and Pesto

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This Black spaghetti with sausage and pesto is a great dish to serve for Halloween dinner. It is a quick and easy pasta dish, and it won't gross you out like some other extreme Halloween food would.
Course Noodles, Pasta
Cuisine Western
Keyword black spaghetti, halloween, halloween dinner, pesto, pesto sauce
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Servings 4 people
Author Holly Ford


  • 1 package (16 oz) black spaghetti
  • 1 lb pork sausage or any kind you like

For the Pesto sauce:

  • 2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut sausage into about 1-inch size chunks
  • Poke 6-10 spaghetti noodles through each sausage pieces. When done, drain the noodles and drizzle olive oil to prevent them from sticking.
  • Boil water and cook sausage spaghetti noodles according to package directions, about 9 minutes.
  • To make pesto sauce, put basil, pine nuts, garlic, and Parmesan cheese in a food processor. Pulse them together as you drizzle the olive oil through a tube until well blended. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Toss the spaghetti with pesto sauce and serve.