Tortellini in Basil-Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4
Tortellini in Basil-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated tricolor cheese-filled tortellini
1/4
cup balsamic or cider vinegar
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/4
teaspoon paprika
1/8
teaspoon salt
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
medium carrot, sliced (1/2 cup)
2
cups broccoli florets
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook and drain tortellini as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix vinegar, basil, oil, paprika, salt and garlic with wire whisk until well blended. Stir in carrot, broccoli, onions and tortellini until coated.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Pungently sweet and dark in color, balsamic vinegar gets its characteristics from a long aging process in wooden barrels.
  • Try a bottled balsamic vinaigrette if you don't have time to make this dressing from scratch.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Cholesterol
55 mg
Sodium
130 mg
Potassium
270 mg
Total Carbohydrate
16 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
6 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
72%
72%
Vitamin C
72%
72%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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