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Caprese Pasta Salad with Italian Chicken Sausage

A refreshing dish packed with protein, this recipe is great for the warm days ahead of us. Whether you choose to bring it to a small (safe) gathering, enjoy it as a side dish, or let it be the star of the show as the main course, this Caprese Chicken Sausage Pasta Salad will not disappoint. Best part? It is so easy to make. Try it today!
  • Servings: 1/2 cup

Ingredients

  • 8 oz penne or casarecce pasta
  • 1 package Zweigle’s Italian Chicken Sausage, diced
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella pearls
  • ¼ cup pesto sauce
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil, sliced

Instructions

  1. Boil one pot of water and cook pasta according to box instructions.
  2. While pasta is cooking, dice sausage into medium sized pieced. Cook in a pan over medium heat until sausage is heated through and edges begin to brown.
  3. When pasta is finished cooking, strain with cold water in order to cool pasta. Let sausage cool to room temperature.
  4. Combine pasta, sausage, mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil and pesto sauce in a large bowl.
  5. Let chill in refrigerator for 1-2 hours.
  6. Enjoy!

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