Warm Ditalini Salad with Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette

Warm Ditalini Salad with Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette

Warm Ditalini Salad with Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette

August 23, 2015 -

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Paired with a Farmhouse Ale

Warm Ditalini Salad with Creamy Mustard Vinaigrette: the perfect simple and healthy side dish recipe for your next dinner! Boiled ditalini pasta is tossed with fresh baby spinach, baby peas, sugar snap peas and cotija cheese. Sweet Italian sausage brings this whole dish together for some added protein and a ton of flavor. Toss the warm ditalini salad with a creamy mustard vinaigrette made of 2 different types of mustard, sour cream, and honey. This salad is perfect for a picnic or a great match for a grilled ribeye or chicken breast!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 1 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 pound dry ditalini pasta, cooked per manufacturer's instructions and drained
  • 1 pound loose sweet Italian sausage
  • 5 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cups sweet peas, warmed through slightly
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas in the shell, sliced
  • 1/4 cup cotija cheese, crumbled
  • salt and black pepper
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