This pasta salad with bratwurst adds a German twist. Great side dish to bring to your next Oktoberfest potluck!

Jeff Edmunds
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add rotini and liquid smoke; cook at a boil until rotini is tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes.

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  • While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add diced bratwurst, 2 tablespoons green onions, and garlic; cook until bratwurst is brown and crispy, 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

  • Combine yellow and orange bell peppers, celery, parsley, mustard, mayonnaise, water, vinegar, sugar, and black pepper in a large bowl; stir to combine.

  • Drain pasta and add to vegetable mixture. Add bratwurst, onions, and garlic and stir gently until all ingredients are combined. Serve warm or cold.

Nutrition Facts

273 calories; 12.6 g total fat; 11 mg cholesterol; 422 mg sodium. 32.3 g carbohydrates; 6.6 g protein; Full Nutrition