Bruschetta-Style Tortellini Salad

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

Ingredients

Bruschetta Dressing

1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic diced tomatoes, drained, juice reserved
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
2
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped

Salad

1
package (20 oz) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms (about 5 oz)
1
cup cubed mozzarella cheese
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1/2
package (3.5-oz size) sliced pepperoni, cut in half

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix dressing ingredients.
  • 2 Cook and drain tortellini as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain. In large bowl, toss tortellini with dressing, mushrooms, cheese, onion, olives and pepperoni; stir in reserved tomato juice.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate 1 to 4 hours before serving.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Save time by substituting 1 container (16 oz) fresh bruschetta mix for the dressing. Look for this product in the deli or fresh pasta section of the supermarket.

Consider serving this salad as a main dish. Complete the meal with a side of fresh steamed green beans and a crusty baguette.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
18%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
35mg
11%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate
31g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
13g
13%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.