For all the picnics, potlucks, cookouts, and tailgates ahead. It's full of delicious things like mozzarella, feta, black olives, fresh basil, tomatoes, and sausage - and it's all swimming in the easiest Italian Dressing.
Course Side Dish
Keyword Easy Summer Reipes, Fourth of July Recipes, Easy Pasta Salad, Homemade Italian Dressing
Prep Time 30minutes
Servings 12plus servings
Author Stephanie Simmons
10ouncesfresh mozzarellaI like to cut the pieces into halves or quarters
14ouncessummer sausage, chopped
2cupscherry tomatoes, sliced
1/3cupfresh basil, chopped and loosely packed
1cansliced black olives
2TBSPwhite wine vinegar
1/4tspsaltcan add more, to taste
Make the Salad: Cook and drain the pasta. Add all the other ingredients and stir to mix everything up.
Make the Dressing: Add dressing ingredients to a jar, make sure the lid is on tight, and shake it up for a good minute. Add dressing to salad and stir to combine well.
Serve + Store: Enjoy immediately! Store leftovers, tightly covered, in the fridge for up to 5-6 days.