5 from 23 votes
Tortellini Salad
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Chill
1 hr
Total Time
35 mins
 

This Tortellini Salad is packed with fresh ingredients such as Tortellini, Prosciutto, Pepperoni, Genoa Salama, fresh Mozzarella, fresh spinach leaves, fresh basil, sliced zucchini, grape tomatoes, mild banana pepper rings, red onions, artichoke hearts, green and black olives, then served with healthy a drizzle of Extra-Virgin oil and vinegar. 

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Tortellini, Tortellini Salad
Servings: 8 People
Author: hmccallum
Ingredients
  • 20 ounces Cheese Stuffed Tortellini Pasta Cooked
  • 4 cups Baby Spinach leaves Stems removed
  • 12 ounces Plain Artichoke hearts Drained
  • 1 pint Grape Tomatoes Halved
  • 1 Roasted Red Pepper Sliced
  • 1 medium Zucchini Sliced
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion Diced
  • 12 Black Olives, or to own taste
  • 12 Green Olives, or to own taste
  • 12 Banana Pepper Rings Drained
  • 12 Fresh Mozzarella Balls or Sliced Mozzarella
  • Deli Sandwich Pepperoni, to own taste Sliced
  • Deli Prosciutto, to own taste Sliced
  • Deli Genoa Salami , to own taste Sliced
Homemade Dressing
  • 1/3 cup Organic Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 tablespoons White wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice Do not use bottled
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 2 cloves Fresh Garlic Minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 6 Fresh Basil Leaves Finely chopped
  • Extra-Virgin Olive Oil To toss after draining pasta
  • 1 pinch Pepper Flakes Optional
Instructions
Homemade Dressing
  1. Combine all ingredients in a glass bowl and whisk until completely combined. Reserve until needed. You may keep refrigerated 3-4 days.
Tortellini Salad
  1. Cook the Tortellini according to the package instructions. Once done remove from the heat source and drain. Run cold water over the pasta. Let the pasta drain. Drilled a small amount of olive oil on pasta and toss
  2. Place the cooked tortellini in a large serving dish, add all the salad ingredients listed above and the Homemade Dressing. Gently toss the salad until combined and evenly coated. Refrigerate up to 60 minutes then toss before serving.