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tortellini salad?

i really like cold tortellinis so i wanted to make a tortellini salad of some sort to take to a picnic.Does anyone have any good recipes?

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kelka24

Asked by kelka24 at 10:48 AM on Aug. 13, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Just substitute tortellini for pasta in your favorite recipe. Here is my favorite:
    This was on a box of diced mixed veggies I bought at Costco (green beans, carrots and corn. I bought the veggies to throw in soups and stews, but could not resist this recipe:

    1 cup uncooked spiral or bow pasta
    1 12oz bag Bybee Foods Organic Garden Trio
    4 diced Roma tomatoes (I used halved grape tomatoes, because that's what I had)
    1/2 cup finely chopped scallions (I use used a sweet onion)
    1/2 cups feta cheese, crumbled (or goat cheese)

    Dressing:
    2 Tbl chopped red onion (again, I used a sweet onion)
    2 cloved finely chopped garlic
    4 Tbl olive oil
    1 Tlb white vinegar
    2 Tbl water
    1 Tbl finely chopped thyme
    1 Tbl finely chopped basil
    (instead of the two above, I used 2 Tbl herbs d'Provence)
    fresh ground pepper to taste

    cont.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 11:33 AM on Aug. 13, 2009

  • Cook pasta, drain and rinse with cold water. Cook Garden Trio vegetables as directed (I used a covered glass dish in the microwave) and cool.

    Combine ingredients for dressing, whisking in olive oil last. Combine ingrediets, toss with dressing, sprinkle with scallions and feta.
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 11:33 AM on Aug. 13, 2009

  • I have a great recipe for cold tortellini salad served on skewers. It is great for picnics and potlucks; you can make it a few hours in advance or up to a day ahead. PM me if you are interested in it.
    texasgurl33

    Answer by texasgurl33 at 6:53 PM on Aug. 13, 2009

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