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Layered Mediterranean Tortellini Salad recipe

Layered Mediterranean Tortellini Salad.

Your guests will love discovering all thelayers of this pasta salad. Cheesy tortellini goes hand in handwith cherry tomatoes and fresh basil, making it perfect for summerentertaining.

Recipe: Layered MediterraneanTortellini Salad

1 (9-ounce) package BUITONI RefrigeratedSpinach Cheese Tortellini
1 (9-ounce) package BUITONI Refrigerated 100% Whole Wheat ThreeCheese Tortellini
6 tablespoons bottled light Greek or Italian dressing, divided
2 cups whole cherry or pear tomatoes, cut in half
1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
1/2 medium red onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup shredded fresh basil
1 1/2 cups sliced cucumber
1 (13.75 -ounce) can artichoke hearts, drained, rinsed and quartered(about 1 1/3 cups)
1 (6 -ounce) can pitted whole ripe olives, drained (about 1 1/3cups)
Ground black pepper
1/2 cup (1.5 ounces) BUITONI Refrigerated Freshly Shredded ParmesanCheese

  • Prepare pasta according to package directions;rinse in cold water then drain well.
  • Place spinach tortellini in one bowl andthe whole wheat tortellini in another bowl. Add 2 tablespoonssalad dressing to each bowl; toss gently to coat.
  • Place tomatoes in large glass servingbowl; drizzle with 1 tablespoon salad dressing. Top with allof spinach tortellini, feta cheese, red onion and basil; drizzlewith remaining 1 tablespoon salad dressing. Top with all of thewhole wheat tortellini, cucumbers, artichokes and olives. Cover;refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • Season with pepper; sprinkle with Parmesancheese before serving.

    Makes 12 servings.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12of recipe): Calories: 220 Calories from Fat: 90 Total Fat: 10g
    Saturated Fat: 4 g Cholesterol: 40 mg Sodium: 600 mg Carbohydrates:24 g Dietary Fiber: 3 g Sugars: 3 g Protein: 10 g

    Recipe and photograph are the propertyof Nestl ® and, used with permission.

    Barbara Barnes – CTV Edmonton (August 5, 2011)

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    For those of you who grew up in the south or the mid-west, or just north of Texas, your mom probably made 7-Layer Salad , or at least had it in her recipe repertoire. If she didn t make it at least once, her mom probably did.

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