Looking for a delicious Italian-style dinner? If so, check out this cheesy sausage salad made using Suddenly Salad® basil pesto pasta salad mix. It’s delicious.

Caprese Sausage Pasta Salad
Yields 4
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Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr 30 min
  1. 1 box (7.6 oz) Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® basil pesto pasta salad mix
  2. 1/4 cup pine nuts
  3. 1/3 cup cold water
  4. 3 tablespoons olive oil
  5. 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
  6. 1 cup bocconcini (small fresh mozzarella cheese balls) (7 oz), cut into bite-size pieces
  7. 4 precooked smoked Italian sausage links, thinly sliced (about 10 oz)
  8. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
  1. Fill 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water; heat to boiling. Add Pasta. Gently boil, uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, to toast pine nuts, place in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly until nuts are light brown.
  3. In large bowl, combine Seasoning mix from packet, cold water and oil. Stir in tomatoes, cheese and sausage. Stir in cooked pasta until well mixed.
  4. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled. Garnish with pine nuts and basil.
  1. Calories 690, Total Fat 43g, Cholesterol 60mg, Sodium 1640mg, Total Carbohydrate 44g, Protein 31g, Vitamin A 15%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 30%, Iron 15%
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