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tortellini salad

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Recipe by
Lyn Blankenship
Sitka, AK

I got this recipe from a co-worker and made it for the first time today. It is like eating candy!

(1 rating)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tortellini salad

  • 1 bunch
    broccoli, fresh cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/4 c
    golden raisins
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2
    red onion, chopped
  • 1 pkg
    refrigerator tortellini
  • 2 Tbsp
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1 c
  • 1 lb
    bacon (or use bacon bits)
  • 1/2 c
    sunflower seeds

How To Make tortellini salad

  • 1
    Cook bacon until crisp. Drain, crumble and set aside.
  • 2
    Cook tortellini as directed on package.
  • 3
    Blanch broccoli in boiling water just until the color starts to turn and immediately remove from heat and run under cold water.
  • 4
    In a salad bowl, toss together broccoli, tortellini, raisins, craisins and red onions.
  • 5
    In a small bowl, whisk together the sugar, vinegar and mayonnaise. Pour over broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 6
    Before serving, sprinkle with sunflower seeds and crumbled bacon. Toss and serve.