This is a quick delicious summer salad. Perfect for picnics, no need to refrigerate. A little sweet, a little tart, with a touch of fresh basil for a punch of flavor. You choose the tortellini and smoked sausage you like the most. Chop, chop, chop and you're done! Enjoy.
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This is perfect for your next picnic. I really enjoyed the different textures in this salad. The dressing added great flavor. A super-easy summer salad!
Cook the tortellini in boiling, salted water for 5 minutes. Rinse with cold water and cool.
In a large bowl combine, cubed sausage and cheese with chopped mushrooms, olives and minced green onions. Add the cooled tortellini and basil.
In a separate bowl combine the sugar, vinegar, oil, salt, garlic and pepper. Stir until thoroughly combined. Add to the pasta mixture. Adjust seasoning to taste.
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