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Tortellini Salad With Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette

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  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil/Other vegetable oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Dill 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Pinch
  Dried cheese-filled tortellini 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cherry tomatoes 5
  Bell peppers 1 Small (Yellow Or Red)
  Green bell pepper 1 Small
  Zucchini 1 Small
  Small red onion 1⁄2
  Scallions 3

1 Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
2 Meanwhile, place the lemon juice and zest (if using) in a large salad bowl. Whisk in the oil, mustard, dill, salt, black pepper and sugar.
3 Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook until al dente, 10 to 12 minutes, or according to package directions.
4 Meanwhile, halve the cherry tomatoes. Cut the bell peppers into bite-size pieces. Cut the zucchini into matchsticks. Cut the onion into thin rings. Finely chop the scallions.
5 Drain the pasta and add it to the vinaigrette in the serving bowl. Add the vegetables and toss well to combine

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1172 Calories from Fat 615

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g106.7%

Saturated Fat 14.2 g71%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 75.6 mg25.2%

Sodium 936 mg39%

Total Carbohydrates 113 g37.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.9 g43.5%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 31 g61.3%

Vitamin A 45.3% Vitamin C 319.3%

Calcium 38% Iron 28.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tortellini Salad With Lemon Mustard Vinaigrette Recipe