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Witch's Cauldron Tortellini Recipe

Witch's Cauldron Tortellini Recipe

This is an easy salad to make for your gathering—orange peppers certainly add a Halloween flair. For a fun presenatation, use a plastic cauldron for serving. You can also make this into appetizers by cutting the orange pepper into 1-inch cubes and threading the peppers and the other ingredients onto skewers.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:9 servings


  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese tortellini
  • 1/2 pound fresh mozzarella cheese (1-inch balls), drained
  • 1 jar (7-1/2 ounces) marinated quartered artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) pitted ripe olives, drained
  • 1 medium sweet orange pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar


  • 1. Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the remaining ingredients.
  • 2. Drain tortellini; add to cheese mixture and toss to coat. Serve warm or refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 9 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 258 calories, 17 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 440 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.