Judie’s Tortellini Salad

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
package (16 oz) frozen cheese-filled tortellini
1
teaspoon olive oil
1/2
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
1/2
cup Caesar dressing
1
can (6 oz) whole pitted ripe olives, drained
If desired, salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain tortellini according to package directions. Place tortellini in large bowl. Add olive oil; toss to coat.
  • 2 Add all remaining ingredients except olives, salt and pepper; toss gently. Add olives, salt and pepper; toss gently.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight. Just before serving, toss gently.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Be sure to not over cook the pasta. It is best when cooked al dente.

Pasta salad can be made a day or two in advance and stored covered in the refrigerator.

If salad seems too dry when ready to serve simply add more salad dressing and toss before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
179.1
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Cholesterol
21.0mg
7%
Sodium
421.0mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
23.6g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
1.0g
Protein
7.5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
20.20%
20%
Calcium
12.20%
12%
Iron
7.80%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.