Italian Tortellini Salad

Enjoy this flavorful tortellini and vegetable salad – a wonderful Italian-style side dish that’s perfect for potluck or party.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
3/4
cup garlic and onion-flavored marinara sauce (from 28-ounce jar)
1/4
cup Italian dressing
1
cup broccoli florets
1/2
cup matchstick-cut carrots (from 10-ounce bag)
1
medium red or green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1
package (3.5 ounces) sliced pepperoni, cut in half
  • 1 Cook and drain tortellini as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Mix marinara sauce and dressing in large bowl. Add tortellini and remaining ingredients; toss to mix.

Expert Tips

If you have leftover cooked ham in your refrigerator, go ahead and substitute it for the pepperoni.

For a heartier salad, add one can of kidney or other beans, rinsed and drained, and cubes of mozzarella or mild Cheddar cheese.

Consider this salad when you're planning a potluck or party. It's easy to double or triple and has flavors that appeal to lots of people.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
365
(
Calories from Fat
215),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
920mg
920%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.