Tortellini, Broccoli and Bacon Salad

Tender, cheese-filled tortellini puts a flavorful spin on ordinary pasta salad.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24

Ingredients

2
bags (19 oz each) frozen cheese-filled tortellini
4
cups broccoli florets
2
cups cherry tomatoes, each cut in half
2
tablespoons chopped fresh chives
1
cup reduced-fat coleslaw dressing
1
lb bacon, crisply cooked, crumbled
1/4
cup sunflower nuts
  • 1 Cook and drain tortellini as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 In very large (4-quart) bowl, mix tortellini, broccoli, tomatoes, chives and dressing. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors.
  • 3 Just before serving, stir in bacon. Sprinkle with nuts.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    160
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    45mg
    45%;
    Sodium
    340mg
    340%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    14g
    14%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    6g
    6%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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