Tortellini Salad I

Tortellini Salad I


"Fresh herbs and lemon juice give this cheese tortellini the refreshing flavor of summer. It is a wonderful dish for picnics. Ideas for variations: garbanzo beans, green peas, grated carrots, and/or broccoli flowerets."


4 h 30 m servings 286 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 286 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 19.2 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 8.2 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 352 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until al dente.
  2. In a jar, combine vinegar, olive oil, fresh herbs, lemon juice, garlic powder, and hot sauce. Seal, and shake until well mixed. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  3. In a large bowl combine, tortellini, peppers, onion, and olives. Pour lemon dressing over salad, and toss to coat pasta. Cover, and chill for at least four hours. Before serving, toss in feta and Parmesan.
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  1. 118 Ratings


I love this recipe! This is my favorite pasta salad...EVER. My modifications are as follows: tri-colored tortellini!, red onion, garlic and herb feta, red wine vinegar, yellow bell pepper instea...

I brought this to a Thanksgiving dinner, and not only was it a hit with requests for the recipe, but I was also asked to bring it again to a Christmas dinner. I did make some changes, just to s...

Great salad, colorful too. I added more basil. I brought this to a potluck, and it was very popular.

YUM YUM!!! This salad was very very good! I didn't use the feta cheese though, I added broccoli and I also doubled the tortellini by using 2 packs of green tortellini instead of white and I us...

First of all I loved the recipe... but I did make some changes I didn't put in the black olives (personal preference) but Kalamata olives and some marinated artichoke hearts would be delicious n...

This recipe blew us away. My husband raved and raved over it. I did alter it a bit. I added grilled chicken. I also added cucumber and omitted the green pepper. I used green onions and repl...

Wonderful was perfect for dinner on a hot summer day with some crusty sour dough bread. I used one 9 oz three cheese, and one 9 oz spinach and cheese (green) tortellini, which made...

I add 4 plum tomatoes and 1/2 c balsamic vinegar to this terrific recipe. Great as leftovers for lunch.

Very nice savoury taste. I use fresh, tri-color tortellini and omit the mint leaves and feta. This salad is so good that whenever I make it I can't help but eat a few forkfuls before it even h...