TORTELLINI SALAD

I love this recipe because it is so versatile.  Whether it be for company, going to a pot luck dinner or because I just don’t feel like cooking or eating a hot meal during those temperature sizzling days, this recipe won’t disappoint.

Ingredients:

3 packages (250 g) of Cheese Tortellini

2 (6.5 ounce) Marinated Artichoke Hearts, drained & chopped

2 (6 ounce) can Sliced Black Olives

10-20 Cherry Tomatoes, halved

Variations: to make it a meal rather than a side:  Add Pepperoni, Provolone or Mozzarella Cheese, thawed frozen & chopped spinach, fresh basil

Suggestions:  Serve with Italian bread or baguettes

 To make Dressing:

¼ cup Vinegar

3 Tbsp. Water

½ cup oil

1 (0.7 ounce) package Good Seasons Italian Salad Dressing & Recipe Mix

 Directions:

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a rolling boil. Cook tortellini at a boil, stirring occasionally, until the pasta floats to the top and the filling is hot, 6 to 8 minutes; drain. Rinse tortellini with cold water until completely cooled; drain and transfer to a large bowl.

Stir in ingredients desired and toss with Good Seasons salad dressing.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Add more Italian dressing just before serving, if desired.

Enjoy!

 

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