Layered Veggie Tortellini Salad Recipe

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Layered Veggie Tortellini Salad Recipe
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Layered Veggie Tortellini Salad Recipe

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Tortellini and a Parmesan dressing give this layered salad an unexpected twist. It's great for a potluck. —Dennis Vitale, New Preston, Connecticut
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • PARMESAN DRESSING:
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions

Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a 2-1/2-qt. glass bowl, layer the tortellini, broccoli, tomatoes, celery, olives and cheddar cheese.
In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients; spoon over salad, or serve alongside. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Layered Veggie Tortellini Salad in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2007, p110

  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1 can (2-1/4 ounces) sliced ripe olives, drained
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • PARMESAN DRESSING:
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a 2-1/2-qt. glass bowl, layer the tortellini, broccoli, tomatoes, celery, olives and cheddar cheese.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients; spoon over salad, or serve alongside. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Layered Veggie Tortellini Salad in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2007, p110

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christyan17 User ID: 4120478 96290
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2012

"Going to try this with spinach instead of celery layer."

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dp2009 User ID: 4532356 164232
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2012

"made this years ago. have been wanting to make again, but no recipe. thanks for the recipe. it is wonderfully light and filling."

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onehoobgirl User ID: 5177332 165803
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2010

"Made this for my son's Birthday - It was so easy and so yummy. Will be making it again this weekend when a friend comes into town."

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