Broccoli Tortellini Salad
1 pkg14 oz. cheese tortellini
1 cfresh or frozen broccoli florets
1/2 cchopped fresh parsley
1 jar(s)(6 oz.) marinated artichoke hearts, undrained
2green onions, chopped
2 1/2 tspchopped fresh basil
1/2 tspgarlic powder
1/4 to 1/2 citalian salad dressing
5-6cherry tomatoes, halved or 3 sliced tomatoes cut into 1/2 or 1/4
·parmesan cheese, optional
How to Make Broccoli Tortellini Salad
- Cook tortellini to desired doneness according to package. Place broccoli in colander and drain the tortellini over the broccoli. Then rinse with cold water.
- In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients except the tomatoes and the Parmesan cheese.
- Cover and refrigerate 4-6 hours.( I have prepared this dish and served in within an hour). It can be served warm or cold.)
- Just before serving, add cherry tomatoes, mix lightly. If using sliced tomatoes, just place on top.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired.