tortellini pesto salad

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By Christine M.
from Medford, MA

Went to a BBQ and literally just used whatever I could find in the kitchen to throw together a quick and easy side dish. I now make it almost every BBQ we go to!

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prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For tortellini pesto salad

  • 1 pkg
    uncooked tortellini (try spinach and cheese by barilla)
  • 1/4-1/2 c
    pesto (try classico or trader joe's)
  • 1
    yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2
    red bell pepper
  • 1/2
    red onion
  • 1/2 pt
    grape tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • black pepper, to taste

How To Make tortellini pesto salad

  • 1
    Cook the pasta according to the package; set aside.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, dice bell peppers and onion into small pieces. Quarter the tomatoes.
  • 3
    Mix pasta, pesto (start with 1/4 cup), and vegetables in a large bowl. Add more pesto, if desired. Add crushed red peppers and black pepper.
  • 4
    Cool in fridge for at least one hour before serving.