Elbow Macaroni and Sausage Salad

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By Kathy W
from Englewood, OH

This was adapted into a vegetarian version of a recipe from CREAMETTES. I have tried serveral different vegetarian style sauages - keilbasa, Italtian style. I like vegetarian chorizo style best. Served room temp or chilled.

serves 8
method Stove Top


  • 1 box
    elbow macaroni (1 lb), cooked according to package directions, rinsed in cold water and drained well.
  • 1 pkg
    sausage, cooked according to package directions, cooled and sliced in rounds
  • 1 can
    kidney beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 md
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 md
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
  • generous pinch
    sugar (optional)

How To Make

  • 1
    Combine macaroni, kidney beans, sausage and onion in a large bowl.
  • 2
    In a small bowl, blend together oil, parsley, vinegar, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic and sugar. Adjust seasoning.
  • 3
    Pour over macaroni mixture and mix well.
  • 4
    Chill and serve.