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Serving size 8
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1 lb gemelli pasta6 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling1 ½ tsp finely grated lemon zest1 ½ tsp lemon zest1 Tbsp tomato paste2 large garlics. very finely chopped1 shallot, thinly sliced and seperated into rings1 ½ Tbsp chopped thyme Sausage Mixed Grill, sausages and vegetables thinly sliced Sausage Mixed Grill2 celery ribs, thinly sliced on the bias¼ lb smoked mozzarella, cut into thin strips1 cup chopped basil


1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook the pasta until al dente. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the cooking water. Transfer the pasta to a large bowl. Drizzle lightly with olive oil and toss to coat. Let cool to room temperature.

2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir the lemon juice with the lemon zest, tomato paste, garlic, shallot and thyme. Stir in the 6 tablespoons of olive oil and the reserved pasta cooking water. Season the dressing with salt and pepper.

3. Add 1/4 cup of the dressing to the pasta and toss. Add the sausages, peppers, radicchio, celery, mozzarella and the remaining dressing and toss well. Season the pasta salad with salt and pepper, sprinkle with the basil and serve.

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Tags: Side Dish, Main Dish, Salad, Cheese, Pasta, Sausage, Bell Pepper, Italian, Quick, Picnic, Potluck

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