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Pasta and Smoked Sausage Picnic Salad

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“Perfect as a picnic side dish or a light meal.”
READY IN:
35mins
YIELD:
6 to 8 servings.
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Bring pan with 2 to 3 inches of water to a boil.
  2. Turn heat off and add sausage.
  3. Immediately cover pan and let sausage stand 15 minutes.
  4. Remove sausage to a plate and let cool in the refrigerator.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare vinaigrette dressing by mixing dry mustard, salt, pepper, garlic and vinegar together in a small bowl.
  6. Slowly whip in olive oil to form an emulsion.
  7. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  8. Drain.
  9. Place in large bowl and toss with 1/4 cup vinaigrette dressing.
  10. When cool, slice sausage into thin 1/4-inch slices.
  11. Remove garlic clove from vinaigrette dressing.
  12. Add sausage, peas, onion, tomatoes, carrots, 1/4 cup basil and remaining vinaigrette to the pasta.
  13. Sprinkle top with cheese. Garnish with fresh basil.

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