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Tortellini Shrimp & Pesto Salad

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  Pesto dressing 1 Tablespoon
  Fresh tortellini/One 8 ounce package dry tortellini 9 Ounce (1 Package)
  Red bell pepper 5 Ounce, seeded and cut into thin bite-size strips
  Cooked and shelled shrimp 6 Ounce (Tiny Ones)

Prepare Pesto Dressing and set aside.
In a 4- to 5-quart pan, cook tortellini in 3 quarts boiling water just until tender to bite (4 to 6 minutes for fresh tortellini, 15 to 20 minutes for dry); or cook according to package directions.
Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain well again.
In a large bowl, lightly mix the tortellini, Pesto Dressing, bell pepper strips, and shrimp.
Cover mixture and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1057 Calories from Fat 241

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.2%

Saturated Fat 10.2 g51.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 438.9 mg146.3%

Sodium 1350.4 mg56.3%

Total Carbohydrates 130 g43.3%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.3%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 72 g144.9%

Vitamin A 103.7% Vitamin C 307.9%

Calcium 46.4% Iron 53.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Tortellini Shrimp & Pesto Salad Recipe