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Tortellini-Shrimp Caesar Salad Recipe

Tortellini-Shrimp Caesar Salad Recipe

This fun, main dish salad dresses up ordinary Caesar salad with two surprise ingredients, cheese tortellini and popcorn shrimp. The result is a fantastic and filling combo.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen breaded popcorn shrimp
  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 8 cups torn romaine
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup creamy Caesar salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. Prepare shrimp and tortellini according to package directions. In a large salad bowl, combine romaine and tomato; drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Drain tortellini; toss with salad. Top with shrimp. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 cups) equals 472 calories, 24 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 78 mg cholesterol, 863 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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