Celebration Tortellini Salad

Stir up lively Italian flavors, and celebrate a crowd-size salad.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

Salad

4
(9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
3
(6-oz.) jars marinated artichoke hearts, drained, reserving liquid
1
(15-oz.) can small pitted ripe olives, drained
1
(7.25-oz.) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained, cut into thin strips
12
oz. salami, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2
medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise, sliced (2 cups)

Dressing

1/4
cup balsamic or red wine vinegar
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil or 3 teaspoons dried basil leaves
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
2
garlic cloves, minced

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, cook tortellini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, coarsely chop artichoke hearts. In large bowl, combine artichoke hearts, cooked tortellini and all remaining salad ingredients; toss gently.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup of the reserved artichoke liquid and all dressing ingredients; blend well. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors. If desired, garnish with shredded fresh Parmesan cheese.
  • 1 In Dutch oven or large saucepan, cook tortellini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, coarsely chop artichoke hearts. In large bowl, combine artichoke hearts, cooked tortellini and all remaining salad ingredients; toss gently.
  • 3 In medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup of the reserved artichoke liquid and all dressing ingredients; blend well. Pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour to blend flavors. If desired, garnish with shredded fresh Parmesan cheese.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cup
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
23g
23%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1030mg
1030%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.