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Ensalada de Pasta Penne (Mini Penne Pasta Salad) served in a white bowl.
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Ensalada de Pasta Penne

This delicious creamy Ensalada de Pasta Penne (Mini Penne Pasta Salad) makes an excellent side dish to any meal.  Easy and quickly prepared in under 25 minutes!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cold Salads, Mini Penne Pasta, Pasta Salad
Servings: 6
Calories: 266kcal
Author: Mexican Appetizers and More


  • 1 pound mini penne pasta cooked
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 5 tsp vinegar
  • 1 smoked kielbasa thinly sliced
  • 1 can can peas drained
  • 3 oz black olives
  • 1 zucchini rinsed and thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Cook the mini penne pasta as per instructions on box.
    Once cooked, drain the pasta and set aside.
  • In a skillet over medium heat, add the kielbasa sausage and sear on both sides.
  • Toss in the zucchini and cook for 2 minutes.
    Turn off stove.
  • In a large bowl, combine the pasta, sausage, zucchini, peas, olives, vinegar and mayonnaise.
    With a large spoon, mix and stir the pasta to combine all ingredients well.
    Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve immediately or cover bowl and allow pasta to cool in the refrigerator for an hour before serving.


Serving: 6g | Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 600mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 2mg