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Tortellini Salad Recipe
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Tortellini Salad Recipe

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I like this recipe because you can make it ahead of time. It's the perfect size for your lunch. You can vary the dressing to suit your taste.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 cups frozen cheese tortellini
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green or sweet red pepper
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup julienned pepper Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup Italian salad dressing

Nutritional Facts

331 calories: 1 cup, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 861mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 1 lean meat

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water. In a bowl, combine tortellini with all of the remaining ingredients; toss gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Tortellini Salad in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p52

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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sactom
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2016

"What an unexpected combination---romaine and tortellini! A beautiful salad for guests or family, with the soft tortellini and crunchy croutons simply a great pairing. The tomatoes add brightness . Love the dressing too. We will enjoy the salad many times this summer, in fact most likely all year long. A great make ahead salad that can be tossed together when you arrive home from a busy day."

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pennyandmickey
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2010

"Tasted good."

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