Tortellini with Meat & Vegetables Cold Salad

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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

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

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