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Tortellini Salad

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Ingredients
  Frozen cheese filled tortellini 8 Ounce (2 Cup)
  Fat free italian vinaigrette 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), refrigerated (Maries)
  Cucumber 1 Small, diced (1 Cup)
  Tomato 1 Medium, diced (1 Cup)
  Green onion 1 Medium, sliced (2 Tablespoon)
  Leaf lettuce 1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm) (To Serve)
  Fresh oregano sprig 4
  Cherry tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (A Handful For Garnish)
Directions

MAKING
1. Take a large saucepan and add measured water according to package instructions.
2. Bring water to a boil.
3. When boiling, add tortellini and let come to a boil again.
4. Cook until pasta is al dente or tender-crisp.
5. Drain in a colander.
6. Tip the hot pasta into a bowl and dress with the vinaigrette, tossing to coat well.
7. Let the pasta cool for 10 minutes.
8. In the meantime prepare the vegetables.
9. Add veggies to the pasta and toss again to mix.
10. Serve the salad immediately or allow it to chill before serving if you like.

SERVING
11. Line 2 plates with lettuce.
12. Heap equal quantities of the Tortellini Salad on each plate.
13. Garnish with tomatoes and oregano sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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