Tortellini Salad in a Jar

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Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

A very easy gift to make for special friends. Be sure to refrigerate and let the recipient know to refrigerate also. Source: Unknown

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Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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    1 pkg. refrigerated three cheese tortellini, 20 oz
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    1 can whole pitted black olives. 6 oz
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    1 bundle fresh basil leaves
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    1/2 red onion
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    2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
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    1 lb. sliced deli salami
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    1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
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    2 tbsp. red wine vinegar
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    2 tsp.dijon mustard
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    2 tsp. italian spices
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    3/4 cup olive oil
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    1/2 tsp. kosher salt
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    1/2 tsp. coarse black pepper

How to Make Tortellini Salad in a Jar

Step-by-Step

  1. Make tortellini according to package direction. Drain, rinse and chill. Place tortellini in bottom of a large jar. Rinse basil and remove leaves from stems. layer black olives and fresh basil leaves on top of tortellini. Peel and slice red onion crosswise and separate slices into rings. Add a layer of onions and a layer of shredded mozzarella cheese. Slice salami into thin strips and put on top. Cover salad with lid and refrigerate.
  2. For dressing, mix vinegars, Dijon mustard, Italian spices, olive oil, salt and black pepper in a blender and chill before serving

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About Tortellini Salad in a Jar

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian




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