Enjoy Italian cuisine night with Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® basil pesto pasta salad mix! A delightful salad dinner packed with sausage, cheese, tomatoes and pine nuts.
box (7.6 oz) Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® basil pesto pasta salad mix
cup pine nuts
cup cold water
tablespoons olive oil
cup cherry or grape tomatoes, cut in half
cup bocconcini (small fresh mozzarella cheese balls) (7 oz), cut into bite-size pieces
precooked smoked Italian sausage links, thinly sliced (about 10 oz)
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
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.
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.
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.
Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled. Garnish with pine nuts and basil.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
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- Total Carbohydrate
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% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 3 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.