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Cheesy Tortellini Salad

A popular complement to many menus, this pasta salad can be chilling in just 15 minutes.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
package (9 oz) refrigerated three-cheese-filled tortellini
2
cups Green Giant Select® frozen broccoli florets (from 14-oz bag)
1/2
cup Italian vinaigrette dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1 1/2
cups grape tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes
1
cup thin red onion wedges, halved
1/2
cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)

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Steps

  • 1 Cook tortellini and broccoli as directed on packages. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well; place in large serving bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix dressing and basil.
  • 3 Gently stir tomatoes, onion and cheese into tortellini mixture. Pour dressing over salad; stir to coat evenly. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors before serving.
  • 1 Cook tortellini and broccoli as directed on packages. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well; place in large serving bowl.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix dressing and basil.
  • 3 Gently stir tomatoes, onion and cheese into tortellini mixture. Pour dressing over salad; stir to coat evenly. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors before serving.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.