Chicken and Tortellini Salad

Enjoy this cheesy chicken and pasta salad – perfect for a hearty dinner.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (7 oz) dried cheese-filled tortellini
1/3
cup chicken broth
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
3
cups bite-size pieces mixed greens
1
small bell pepper (any color), cut into 1/2-inch squares
  • 1 Cook tortellini as directed on package. Meanwhile, in container with tight-fitting lid, shake wine, tarragon, oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper until well mixed. Drain tortellini; rinse with cold water. In large bowl, combine tortellini and chicken. Add dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  • 2 Just before serving, add greens and bell pepper to tortellini mixture; toss to combine.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
300
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
730mg
730%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.