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Italian-Style Pasta Toss

This colorful main-dish salad comes from the Homemakers School recipe collection. You can prepare this salad in a flash since it uses convenience foods. Serve warm or cold.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings


  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with garlic and onion, undrained
  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) Italian salad dressing or reduced-fat Caesar vinaigrette
  • 1 jar (6-1/2 ounces) marinated artichoke hearts, undrained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) pitted ripe olives, drained
  • 1 package (3 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 4 cups cooked cheese tortellini
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese


  • In a large bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Add tortellini and toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately with a slotted spoon or refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 541 calories, 35g fat (8g saturated fat), 43mg cholesterol, 1837mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 5g fiber), 14g protein.

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  • dublinlab
    Jun 19, 2019

    So quick and tasty. I left out the pepperoni, I don't like it but added more chopped vegetables. It keeps for days well covered in the fridge. Leftovers make a great quick lunch. Janet. VFE