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Party Tortellini Salad Recipe

Party Tortellini Salad Recipe

“This easy salad with its crowd-pleasing flavors makes a wonderful addition to cookouts and picnics,” writes Mary Wilt of Ipswich, Massachusetts. “It’s a favorite with folks of all ages.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pimiento-stuffed olives, halved
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat red wine vinaigrette
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • 1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the tortellini, broccoli, red pepper and olives. Drizzle with dressing and sprinkle with salt; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 156 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 596 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.