Tortellini Picnic Salad

Tortellini Picnic Salad

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"I make this tortellini salad for all get-togethers, and everybody LOVES it. It is always gone."

Ingredients 1 h 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 387 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 387 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 25.9 g
  • 40%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.5g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 12 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 43 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 600 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook tortellini in the boiling water, stirring occasionally until pasta floats to the surface, about 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Mix tortellini, feta cheese, tomatoes, olives, walnuts, green onions, and garlic together in a large bowl.
  3. Whisk vinegar, olive oil, and basil together in a separate small bowl. Pour dressing over tortellini mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt. Chill in refrigerator for 1 hour before serving.
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mis7up
6/1/2012

Fanstatic! I am always leary about pasta salads...not sure why, just am. Myself & my girls totally loved this recipe. I can't really say I did things differently, I did stick to the recipe, but as I only had Tomato & Basil Feta and a 4.25oz can chopped olives, I used them & removed the seeds from the tomatoes before chopping. Follow the recipe to a T. At 1st I thought the white vinegar was going to over power the ingredients but I was totally wrong. This recipe worked, there was a pleasant and nice zing of flavor & my use of the seasoned Feta I had...did enhance the recipe thoroughly. I seriously doubt, I will use plain feta in the recipe at all. I totally will make again and Will look for the Tri-colored cheese tortellini for the next round. Can't say anything bad about the recipe....and surprisingly..the walnuts work too! Go figure. TY TY!

Rhonda
5/28/2012

I really enjoyed this salad. I used almonds instead of walnuts. I like the crunch it gave the salad. I only used 4 ounces of feta cheese. Next time I think I use less oil and vinegar.

lainie
6/24/2013

Loved all the ingredients but it was way too much vinegar for us; if I try it again I definitely would reduce vinegar amount