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Layered Tortellini-Spinach Salad

Layers of red cabbage, green spinach, cherry tomatoes and cheese-filled tortellini make this layered salad a real centerpiece. You can alter the amount of dressing to your liking, if you wish. —Genise Krause Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    18 servings


  • 1 package (19 ounces) frozen cheese tortellini
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) fresh baby spinach
  • 6 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 package (1 pound) sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 bottle (16 ounces) ranch salad dressing


  • Cook tortellini according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large salad bowl, layer the spinach, cabbage, tomatoes and onions.
  • Drain tortellini and rinse in cold water; place over onions. Top with bacon. Drizzle with salad dressing; do not toss. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 253 calories, 20g fat (5g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 434mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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  • ToniHudson
    Jun 16, 2011

    No comment left

  • hbaseley
    May 28, 2011

    Great recipe. Easy to make and pleasing to many pallets

  • 79Mom's cooking
    Dec 25, 2010

    Family loved this recipe.

  • lorajean18
    Oct 1, 2010

    Great Recipe! Delicious and beautiful! Takes a little work, but well worth the effort. I recommend doing all the prep work the night before!

  • survivoraddict
    Jan 23, 2010

    I have made this several times and everyone who has tried it, loves it. Definitely a keeper!

  • lilly0413
    Mar 28, 2008

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