Totally Tubular Tortellini Salad Recipe

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Totally Tubular Tortellini Salad

Kimberly Wunsche

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@wimberly

This salad is just awesome served while the noodles are still warm, but the next day after salad has chilled in refrigerator it's simply to die for! Be careful this salad is addicting!


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Serves:

8-12

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

12
slices bacon
20 oz
cheese-filled tortellini
2
heads fresh broccoli, cut into small florets
1
head of cauliflower, cut into small florets
1 c
seedless grapes cut in half
1
red onion, finely chopped
1 c
raisins
1 c
salted sunflower seeds or walnuts
3/4 c
mayonnaise
3/4 c
white sugar
3 tsp
apple cider vinegar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Chop veggies, grapes, and nuts.
2
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside.
3
In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar to make the dressing.
4
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook tortellini in boiling water until they float to the top (or if you like them more tender)you can cook them for a 1-2 minutes longer. Drain the noodles.
5
In a large bowl, combine tortellini, broccoli, bacon, grapes, raisins, sunflower seeds and red onion.
6
Pour dressing over salad, and toss.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads