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Caesar Pasta Salad

Everything you love about Caesar salad mixed with penne pasta and Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage makes up this unique pasta salad.

Smoked Sausage
  • 15min
  • 15min
  • 9
  • 8
  • 1 package Smoked Sausage
  • 8 ounces uncooked penne pasta (about 2½ cups)
  • 15 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced pitted ripe black olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup prepared Caesar salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Cut sausage into ¼” slices.  Heat large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat for 3 minutes.  Add sausage and cook, stirring frequently 3-4 minutes or until lightly browned.  Remove sausage from pan and drain.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain thoroughly.   Place sausage, pasta, tomatoes, olives, onion, Caesar dressing and lemon juice in large bowl; toss lightly to combine.  Refrigerate until cold, at least 2 hours.
  3. Just before serving, stir in romaine and Parmesan cheese.