Smoked Summer Sausage Pasta Salad

Lynn Socko


If you ever get a chance to smoke a log of summer sausage, it is off the hook good. I created this salad to use up leftover summer sausage, and it's really a meal in itself! You could use any cooked sausage or even bacon instead.


★★★★★ 1 vote

25 Min


  • 4 c
    cooked pasta
  • 2 c
    smoked summer sausage, cubed
  • 1
    red bell pepper, roasted
  • 1
    poblano pepper, roasted
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1 1/2 c
    grated cheddar, 2%
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 c
    sour cream, lite

How to Make Smoked Summer Sausage Pasta Salad


  1. Cut red bell and pablano in half, remove stems and seeds. Place on baking sheet and broil for 5-7 min. till charring begins. Remove, cool, and dice. Dice onion, and grate cheese. Cube summer sausage, or any other sausage into small bite size pieces.
  2. Place all ingredients in a large bowl, add black pepper and sour cream. Mix to combine. Refrigerate until serving.

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