Tortellini with Meat & Vegetables Cold Salad

1
janet vinson

By
@chefjlv

Found in a Food Network magazine and it gives you ways to make it your way, which I did and it was raved about, hope you try it

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

1 pkg
cheese tortellini
1 stick
pepperoni or (1 pkg) mini pepperoni pieces
1 stick
imported italian salami
1 can(s)
sliced black olives
1 can(s)
sliced green olives
1 jar(s)
roasted red peppers
1 pkg
shredded carrots
3
stalks of green onions
1 pkg
crumbled blue cheese
1 pt
grape tomatoes

FOR VINAIGRETTE DRESSINGS

1/3 c
olive oil, extra virgin
2 Tbsp
white wine vinegar
1 tsp
chopped garlic
salt & pepper to taste
1/4-1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes

OPTIONAL

BROCCOLI, PEAS, ONION, ASPARAGUS, MOZZERELLA BALLS, ADD WHATEVER YOU LIKE

How to Make Tortellini with Meat & Vegetables Cold Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1For Vinaigrette Dressing: whisk all ingredients and add salt & pepper to taste, set aside
  • 2Cook tortellinis in salted water for only a few minutes, DO NOT OVERCOOK, make al dente or even a little harder, drain and set aside
  • 3Cut meats into small cubes and vegetables; put all into serving bowl
  • 4Add tortellini to meats & veggies
  • 5Add cheese
  • 6Pour vinaigrette dressing over items in bowl and spoon till well mixed
  • 7Refrigerate overnight

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About Tortellini with Meat & Vegetables Cold Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy