Cheesy Tortellini Salad

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

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
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