Caprese Sausage Pasta Salad

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  • 30|min prep time
  • 1|hr|30|min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 4 servings

1
box (7.6 oz) Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® basil pesto pasta salad mix
1/4
cup pine nuts
1/3
cup cold water
3
tablespoons olive oil
1
cup cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
1
cup bocconcini (small fresh mozzarella cheese balls) (7 oz), cut into bite-size pieces
4
precooked smoked Italian sausage links, thinly sliced (about 10 oz)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. 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. 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. 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. 4 Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled. Garnish with pine nuts and basil.

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