Bake-Off® Contest 35, 1992
Sacramento, California

Antipasto Tortellini Salad

Looking for an Italian dinner? Then check out this cheese-filled tortellini salad packed with Green Giant® spinach and sweet corn.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
(16-oz.) pkg. fresh or frozen uncooked cheese-filled tortellini
1
(9-oz.) pkg. Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach
4
oz. chopped salami (1 cup)
4
oz. provolone cheese, cut into 2x1/4x1/4-inch strips
1
(11-oz.) can Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Niblets® Whole Kernel Sweet Corn, drained
1
(6-oz.) jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained, chopped
1
(6-oz.) can (1 1/2 cups) pitted ripe olives, drained, sliced
1 1/2
cups purchased creamy Italian salad dressing
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1
(2-oz.) jar diced pimientos, drained, if desired

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  • 1 Cook tortellini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2 Cook spinach as directed on package. Drain well; squeeze to remove liquid.
  • 3 In very large bowl, combine tortellini, spinach, salami, provolone cheese, corn, artichoke hearts and 1 cup of the olives. In small bowl, combine salad dressing, mustard and 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese; blend well.
  • 4 Pour dressing over salad; toss gently. Top with remaining olives and Parmesan cheese. Cover; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors. Just before serving, garnish with pimientos.
  • 1 Cook tortellini to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2 Cook spinach as directed on package. Drain well; squeeze to remove liquid.
  • 3 In very large bowl, combine tortellini, spinach, salami, provolone cheese, corn, artichoke hearts and 1 cup of the olives. In small bowl, combine salad dressing, mustard and 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese; blend well.
  • 4 Pour dressing over salad; toss gently. Top with remaining olives and Parmesan cheese. Cover; refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to blend flavors. Just before serving, garnish with pimientos.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
485
(
Calories from Fat
315),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
35%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
1210mg
1210%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
46%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
34%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.