Party Pasta Salad

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READY IN: 44mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

A hearty salad good for your next barbecue.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta per package directions for al dente; drain in a colander and rinse briefly under cold running water.
  2. Shake the colander gently and drain completely; set aside.
  3. In a skillet over med heat, warm 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil; add in the sausage; stir/saute about 4 minutes or until lightly browned.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer sausage to paper towel lined plate.
  5. To make the dressing: in a smal bowl, mix together the chopped chile, adobo sauce, vinegar, salt, and pepper; gradually whisk in 1/2 cup olive oil until an emulsion forms.
  6. Transfer pasta to a large bowl; add in the drained sausage, garbanzo beans, celery, olives, onion, and parsley; toss gently.
  7. Pour the dressing over the mixture; toss gently but thoroughly.
  8. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for up to 8 hours.

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