Tossed Tortellini Salad

Fresh basil, tomato and a delicious Dijon dressing flavor this tortellini toss for a simple lunch or dinner.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6

1
package (9 ounces) refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
1
package (9 ounces) refrigerated chicken-filled tortellini
4
cups shredded leaf lettuce
3
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1/2
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 Cook and drain tortellinis as directed on packages. Mix lettuce, basil, tomatoes and pepper in medium bowl. Stir in tortellinis.
  • 2 Mix oil, vinegar and mustard; toss with tortellini mixture. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled.

Expert Tips

For a change of pace, try using ravioli in place of tortellini. Or use pasta filled with Italian sausage, basil and cheese or chicken and prosciutto. You can use tortelloni, also known as tortellini's larger cousin, for this flavorful pasta salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
110 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12 g
12 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
75 mg
75 %;
Sodium
290 mg
290 %;
Total Carbohydrate
20 g
20 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
10 g
10 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
26%;
Vitamin C
28%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.