Lemony Tortellini Bacon Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 cups frozen cheese tortellini (about 8 ounces)
- 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
- 3/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 package (5 ounces) spring mix salad greens
- 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
- In a large saucepan, cook tortellini according to package directions, adding broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, vinegar, lemon juice, oregano and salt.
- Drain tortellini and broccoli; gently rinse with cold water. Transfer to a large bowl. Add dressing; toss to coat. Serve over salad greens; sprinkle with bacon.
Nutrition Facts1 cup salad with 2 cups greens: 484 calories, 40g fat (7g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 693mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 11g protein.
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Oct 13, 2016
Very tasty, we liked it.
Jul 18, 2015
This was so tasty! I was worried that the flavors would clash, but this dish turned out to be one of my favorites!
Jun 1, 2015
So delicious! I made this salad when it was 106 degrees out and I didn't want to turn on the oven. Thanks, Samantha, for sharing this recipe.
Aug 23, 2014
Whole family really liked this one! Followed recipe as written. Only thing I would change next time is to add a little extra bacon (maybe 6 slices instead of 4).
Aug 3, 2014
Very good! A new favorite! Followed the recipe exact. Sent leftovers with my husband for lunch and forgot to include the bacon.....he didn't even notice, it's THAT good!
Jul 10, 2014
Great salad! You can really play around with this and use whatever grilled meat and veggies you have on hand. Wonderful summer meal.
Jul 8, 2014
I liked the amount of dressing. I grilled chicken thighs and added bite-size pieces. I like the golden raisin idea. Will make this again. Satisfying but I still wanted more!
Jun 27, 2014
What a satisfying meal! This is a GREAT salad! Didn't follow to a "t" but the flavor was delicious. My husband added some leftover steak to his salad. He loved it. I will definitly make it again.
Jun 27, 2014
Good summer salad. I skipped the greens, and added Golden raisins ! Combination was great !
Jun 23, 2014
This was great! The dressing was stellar but there was too much of it. Added onion because my husband and I put onions in almost everything. Also used more bacon because 4 slices is just about enough to tick my husband off! LOL!