Smoky Chipotle Pasta Salad
Submitted By: Culinary Adventures of a New Wife
2 cups uncooked rotini pasta
1 large garlic clove, minced
2 sweet Italian sausages
1/2 of a chipotle pepper in adobo, minced
1/2 cup fresh corn
1/4 cup diced carrot
1/2 cup mayonaise
1/2 juice of a lemon
1 1/2 teaspoons adobo sauce
1/4 teaspoon brown sugar
salt & pepper to taste
handful of cilantro, chopped
Cook pasta per directions on box and drain
In a medium skillet, heat olive oil and saute garlic clove for 1 minute
Add in corn, carrot and the chopped chipotle pepper and stir. If needed, add a little water to help the veggies cook.
Once cooked, remove vegetables from the pan and cook the sausage in the same pan. Slice the sausage once browned & cooked until no longer pink, about 7-9 minutes
5. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, lemon, adobo sauce, brown sugar and salt and pepper.
6. Add veggies, pasta and sausage to the bowl. Toss gently and sprinkle cilantro on top.