Easy Tortellini Salad

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Lillian Russo

By
@Lilliancooks

This is my fresh tasting, flavorful, tortellini salad that is always a big hit at family gatherings!

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This isn't just your regular ol' pasta salad! The dressing is very light and the tortellini make for a very filling dish. You could easily serve this with some crusty bread and a nice salad for a lovely, light meal. The Test Kitchen


Rating:
★★★★★ 14 votes
Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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1-8 oz
pkg. spinach filled tortellini-dry type (ronzoni or barilla brand) not frozen
1-8 oz
pkg. 3 cheese tortellini-dry type also
1-6 oz
jar marinated artichoke hearts-cut into small pieces
1 pt
grape tomatoes-cut in half or 1 large beefsteak tomato seeded and diced
6 oz. can(s)
black pitted olives-drained and sliced
1/2
red onion-sliced thin
1/4 c
grated carrots
2 Tbsp
fresh parsley-chopped-as a garnish.
~~~~ my salad dressing ~~~~
1/2 c
apple cider vinegar
1/2 c
olive oil, extra virgin
3 oz
corn oil
1 Tbsp
sugar
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/4 tsp
oregano, dried
1 tsp
salt

How to Make Easy Tortellini Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a small bowl or jar, mix together the salad dressing ingredients and set aside.
  • 2Cook both tortellini packages according to the package directions, al dente.
  • 3Drain and cool completely, and set aside.
  • 4In a large salad serving bowl, mix together the artichoke hearts, tomatoes, olives, red onion and carrots.
  • 5Then add in all the cooled tortellinis and toss well.
  • 6Shake or wisk to salad dressing very well and immediately pour the entire amount over the tortellini salad. Toss til evenly coated.
  • 7Refigerate a few hours or overnight. Toss again before serving. And add some chopped fresh parsley for even more color!

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About Easy Tortellini Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides, Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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